Matsujiro Ryujin

Matsujiro Ryujin

He was born on 3 January 1892. He is also listed as Matsujiro Riujin. He was a self-employed farmer and fish packer. His family includes Kohana Ryujin (mother; nee Kohana Shiosaki), Tomozo Ryujin [possibly Tomazo Ryujin] (father), Iwano Ryujin [also listed as Iwanu Ryujin] (wife; nee Iwano Masuda or Iwanu Masuda), Sochiro Ryujin [also listed as Soichiro Ryujin] (son), and Akira Ryujin (son). His home address is listed as 273 Roebuck Road, Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMatsujiro
SurnameRyujin
Regularized NameMatsujiro Ryujin
Custodian Identification Number7528
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKamloops, BC

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