Kanpei Osumi

Kanpei Osumi

He was born on 15 April 1898. He was a carpenter. His family includes Shitoe Osumi (wife; nee Shitoe Iwashita; in Japan), Kiyota Osumi (father), Kazu Osumi (mother; in Japan), Takataro Osumi (son; in Japan) and Miyuki Osumi (daughter; in Japan). He lived in Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKanpei Osumi
Custodian Identification Number12012
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Vernon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Paldi


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Kanpei Osumi
Kanpei Osumi


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