Seiko Matsuoka

Seiko Matsuoka

She was born on 11 February 1919. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Haruno Matsuoka (mother; nee Haruno Tsunada), and Tsunehichi Matsuoka (father). Her home address is listed as 504 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Nakusp, BC.


Regularized NameSeiko Matsuoka
Custodian Identification Number8334
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Nakusp, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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