Yoshio Matsui

Yoshio Matsui

Bird Commission case file number 1114. Custodian file number 3050. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_56_file_1114)
He was born on 08 October 1914. He was a bicycle shop manager employed by Tammy Bicycle Shop at 112 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shizue Matsui (mother) and Zenzo Matsui (father). His home address is listed as 112 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 12 Manitou Road, Centre Island, Toronto, ON; Saint Thomas, ON and 177 Browning Avenue, Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameYoshio Matsui
Custodian Identification Number3050
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Saint Thomas, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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