Zenshichi Matsumiya

Zenshichi Matsumiya

He was born on 17 August 1896. He was a mill hand employed by B. C. Box Mills. His family includes Sute Matsumiya (mother), Sadako Matsumiya (wife), Kahoru Matsumiya (son), Toshikazu Matsumiya (son) and Yoko Matsumiya (daughter). His home address is listed as 8864 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameZenshichi Matsumiya
Custodian Identification Number11717
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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