Kiyo Matsumura

Kiyo Matsumura

She was born in approximately 1895. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tetsuzo Matsumura (husband), Shinyo Matsumura (son; in Japan), Chiyo Matsumura (daughter; in Japan), and Toyoji Matsumura (son; in Japan). Her home address is listed as 30 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameKiyo Matsumura
Custodian Identification Number11269
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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