Kichi Matsushita

Kichi Matsushita

She was born on 9 May 1890. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tomotaro Higa (father), Shigezo Matsushita (husband; deceased), Tadachi Matsushita (son), and Yoshiko Matsushita (daughter). Her home address is listed as Box 221, House No. 16, Great West Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameKichi Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number4201
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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