Ume Matsuo

Ume Matsuo

She was born on 26 February 1891. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shinjiro Matsuo (husband; deceased), Misao Matsuo (daughter), Shiichi Matsuo (son), and Mitsuye Matsuo (daughter). Her home address is listed as Box 195, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameUme Matsuo
Custodian Identification Number9762
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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