Masao Mitsui

Masao Mitsui

He was born on 10 February 1891. He was a self-employed hotel manager. His family includes Miyako Mitsui (wife) and Nobuko Mitsui (daughter). His home address is listed as 433 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. 261 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, BC and Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameMasao Mitsui
Custodian Identification Number7698
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Christina Lake, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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