Chonosuke Matsubara

Chonosuke Matsubara

Matsubara was born on 16 March 1884. He was retired. His family includes Tsui Matsubara (mother; nee Tsui Mokichi; deceased at time of file), Seishichi Matsubara (father; deceased at time of file), Yasu Matsubara (wife; nee Yasu Nobusata), and Emiko Matsubara (daughter; born on 24 August 1929). He lived in Hakoda Bay, Ucluelet, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC, Midway, BC, and 1223 Berger Street, Montreal, QC. His listed seized property includes: small parcel of land leased from A. Hakoda in Ucluelet, BC; household belongings; stove.

Metadata

ForenameChonosuke
SurnameMatsubara
Regularized NameChonosuke Matsubara
Custodian Identification Number1620
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMinto City, BC
ResidenceMidway, BC
ResidenceMontreal, QC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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