Mineko Matsushita

Mineko Matsushita

She was born on 24 September 1905. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hana Marumoto (mother; nee Hana Yamayoshi), Tomichi Marumoto [possibly Tomoichi Marumoto] (father), Jinmatsu Matsushita (husband), Tatsumi Matsushita (son), Mariko Matsushita (daughter), and Chiguye Matsushita (daughter). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 2, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.

Metadata

ForenameMineko
SurnameMatsushita
Regularized NameMineko Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number4417
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, AB

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