Tokitaro Matsubuchi

Tokitaro Matsubuchi

He was born on 7 March 1890. He was a truck driver employed by the Cameron Lake Logging Company Limited, Coombs, BC. His family includes Tsuru Matsubuchi (mother), Yasudo Matsubuchi (father), Shizuko Matsubuchi (wife; nee Shizuko Nakano), Kaoru Matsubuchi [also listed as May Naoru Matsubuchi] (son), Akito Matsubuchi (son), Ayako Matsubuchi (daughter), Reiko Matsubuchi [also listed as Reiko Ruth Matsubuchi] (daughter), Takeshi Matsubuchi [also listed as Takeshi Edward Matsubuchi] (son), and Hisashi Matsubuchi [also listed as Hisashi Gerald Matsubuchi] (son). His home address is listed as No. 111, Japanese Town No. 5, Cumberland, BC. Box 40, Coombs, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameTokitaro
SurnameMatsubuchi
Regularized NameTokitaro Matsubuchi
Custodian Identification Number4594
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMontreal, QC

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