Sumi Mitani

Sumi Mitani

She was born on 23 September 1920. Her married name is Sumi Namba. She was a factory worker. Her family includes Toyo Mitani (mother; nee Toyo Fujita), Takejiro Mitani (father), and Minoru Namba (husband). Her home address is listed as 2819 22nd Road, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Emerson, MB.

Metadata

ForenameSumi
SurnameMitani
Regularized NameSumi Mitani
Custodian Identification Number2589
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceEmerson, MB

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