Mitsuyo Matsumura

Mitsuyo Matsumura

She was born on 27 January 1900. Her maiden name is Mitsuyo Nakai. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Yoshie Nakai (mother; nee Yoshie Yamabe), Toyokichi Nakai (father), and Sataro Matsumura (husband). Her home address is listed as C.S.C Camp, North Galiano, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC where she died on 25 May 1946.


Regularized NameMitsuyo Matsumura
Custodian Identification Number1794
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC
Residence (before uprooting)North Galiano


Custodian Case Files (1)


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