Sumiko Mizuyabu

Sumiko Mizuyabu

She was born on 10 January 1917. Her maiden name is Sumiko Ikeda. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hisano Ikeda (mother; nee Hisano Kitade), Torakichi Ikeda (father), Yeiichi Mizuyabu (husband), and Kimiyo Mizuyabu [also listed as Diana Mizuyabu] (daughter). Her home address is listed as Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameSumiko Mizuyabu
Custodian Identification Number2768
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Skeena River


Custodian Case Files (1)


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