Otokichi Matsuda

Otokichi Matsuda

He was born on 8 April 1874. He was a storekeeper. His family includes Naka Matsuda (mother), Hannaju Matsuda (father), and Samo Matsuda [also listed as Sano Matsuda] (wife; nee Samo Nakamura or Sano Nakamura). His home address is listed as 1015 Auckland Street, New Westminster, BC. 111 Guelph Street, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameOtokichi Matsuda
Custodian Identification Number7864
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKaslo, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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