Heijiro Matsubayashi

Heijiro Matsubayashi

He was born on 11 September 1891. He was a self-employed confectioner. His family includes Heizaburo Matsubayashi (father), Miyo Matsubayashi (mother; nee Miyo Tazawa), Kanayo Matsubayashi (wife; nee Kanayo Suzuki), Akira Matsubayashi (son), Yoshiko Matsubayashi (daughter), Midori Matsubayashi (daughter), and George Matsubayashi (son). His home address is listed as 810 Union Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameHeijiro Matsubayashi
Custodian Identification Number11619
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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