Sataro Matsumura

Sataro Matsumura

He was born on 27 February 1888. He was a salt herring camp watchman employed by Cowichan Saltery Limited, North Galiano, BC. His family includes Ishi Matsumura (mother; nee Ishi Yoshida), Sakuhei Matsumura (father) and Mitsuyo Matsumura (wife; nee Mitsuyo Nakai). His home address is listed as CSC Camp, North Galiano, BC.1866 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC and Bralorne, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSataro
SurnameMatsumura
Regularized NameSataro Matsumura
Custodian Identification Number862
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceMinto City, BC
ResidenceBralorne, BC

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