Tatsuo Matsuo

Tatsuo Matsuo

He was born on 4 August 1899. He was a sawmill hand employed by Hillcrest Lumber Company. His family includes Mitsu Matsuo (mother; nee Mitsu Harimoto or Mitsu Horimoto), Isaku Matsuo (father), Shizue Matsuo (wife; nee Shizue Ushikima), Shizuo Matsuo (son), Marion Midou Matsuo [also listed as Midori Matsuo] (daughter), Sam Isamu Matsuo (son), and Robert Ruichi Matsuo [also listed as Riuichi Matsuo] (son). His home address is listed as Hillcrest, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Petersfield, MB.

Metadata

ForenameTatsuo
SurnameMatsuo
Regularized NameTatsuo Matsuo
Custodian Identification Number4516
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePetersfield, MB

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Terminology

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