S Matsumiya Company

S Matsumiya Company

S. Matsumiya and Company operated Matsumiya Grocery at 235 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. People involved in the organization include Sotojiro Matsumiya of 235 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC (original owner) and Masuo Matsumiya (son of Sotojiro Matsumiya).


OrgNameS Matsumiya Company
Custodian Identification Number13105


Custodian Case Files (1)


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