Sumi Masuda

Sumi Masuda

She was born on 18 January 1901 or 18 June 1901. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mataro Kuramoto [possibly Mataso Kuramoto] (father), Ryohei Masuda (husband), Toshiko Masuda (daughter), Miyoko Masuda (daughter), Tatsuko Masuda (daughter), Yoshio Masuda (son), Masao Masuda (son), Akio Masuda (daughter), and Kazuko Masuda (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 40, Coombs, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSumi Masuda
Custodian Identification Number4562
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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