Masaye Matsui

Masaye Matsui

Her maiden name was Masaye Yasuhara. She was born on 7 July 1918. She was a housewife. Her family includes Matsuichi Yasuhara (father), Kuma Yasuhara (mother; nee Kuma Nano), Toshiro Matsui (husband), Hiromi Matsui [also listed as Sharon Matsui] (daughter; born on 25 October 1942), and Teruko Matsui (daughter). Her home address is listed as 74 West 69th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameMasaye Matsui
Custodian Identification Number10054
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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