Naka Matsushita

Naka Matsushita

She was born on 25 February 1908. Her maiden name is Naka Sawami. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Ito Sawami (mother; nee Ito Sato), Sataro Sawami (father), Buzo Matsushita (husband), Asako Matsushita (daughter), Mitsuko Matsushita (daughter), Shigeo Matsushita (son), and Fumiko Matsushita (daughter). Her home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Magna Bay, BC.


Regularized NameNaka Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number1089
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Magna Bay, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Ucluelet


Custodian Case Files (1)


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