Masanao Mitsui

Masanao Mitsui

He was born on 10 May 1924. His family includes Skizuka Mitsui (mother; nee Shizuka Sakakibara), and Kohei Mitsui (father). His home address is listed as 1075 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Revelstoke, BC.


Regularized NameMasanao Mitsui
Custodian Identification Number9164
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Revelstoke, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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