Kimi Matsumiya

Kimi Matsumiya

She was born on 15 August 1916. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masuo Matsumiya (husband), Muneo Matsumiya (son), Chiye Nakamura (mother), and Tatsujiro Nakamura (father). Her home address is listed as 235 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She died at Grand Forks, BC on 26 May 1943.


Regularized NameKimi Matsumiya
Custodian Identification Number9761
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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