Ritsuko Masuda

Ritsuko Masuda

She was born on 21 May 1919. Her maiden name is Ritsuko Yoshida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tomo Yoshida (mother; nee Tomo Okumura), Nobushige Yoshida (father), Teiji Masuda (husband), and Robert Masuda (son). Her home address is listed as Duncan, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameRitsuko
SurnameMasuda
Regularized NameRitsuko Masuda
Custodian Identification Number8107
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Terminology

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