Minoru Matsuoka

Minoru Matsuoka

He was born on 209 May 1920. He was a truck driver. His family includes Tsunada Matsuoka (mother; nee Tsunada Haruno) and Tsunehichi Matsuoka (father). Backer Road, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Okalla Prison and Roseberry, BC.


Regularized NameMinoru Matsuoka
Custodian Identification Number13039
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceRoseberry, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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