Sadao Matsui

Sadao Matsui

He was born on 19 June 1909. He was a salesman employed by T. Maikawa Limited, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiyo Matsui (mother; nee Chiyo Kitamura), Sadajiro Matsui (father), Kikuye Matsui (wife; nee Kikuye Fujino), and Susumu Matsui [also listed as Kenneth Matsui or Kenneth Susumu Matsui] (son). His home address is listed as 654 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameSadao Matsui
Custodian Identification Number2808
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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