Sumiyo Mitsui

Sumiyo Mitsui

She was born on 16 November 1924. Her name is also listed as Sumiyo Lucy Mitsui. She was a student. Her family includes Sugi Mitsui (mother; nee Sugi Fujino) and Masumi Mitsui (father). Her home address is listed as Port Coquitlam, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameSumiyo Mitsui
Custodian Identification Number12448
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Coquitlam


Custodian Case Files (1)


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