Mitsuo Matsuo

Mitsuo Matsuo

He was born on 26 March 1922. He was a logger and a farmer. His family includes Shigeru Matsuo (mother) and Kozaburo Matsuo (father). His home address is listed as 14th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Portage La Prairie, MB.


Regularized NameMitsuo Matsuo
Custodian Identification Number2625
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Portage La Prairie, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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