Mitsuko Matsugu

Mitsuko Matsugu

She was born on 18 November 1915. She was a grocer and housewife. Her family includes Zenji Matsugu [also listed as Genge Zenji Matsugu] (husband) and Hiroto Matsugu [possibly Kiroto Matsugu] (son). Her home address is listed as 746 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 997 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameMitsuko Matsugu
Custodian Identification Number7626
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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