Seiji Sugimoto

Seiji Sugimoto

He was born on 17 February 1901. He was a logger employed by Hiland Logging Company, Simoom Sound, BC. His family includes Wachi Sugimoto (mother; nee Wachi Komura), Ichinosuke Sugimoto (father), Shimayo Sugimoto (wife; nee Shimayo Doi), Makoto Sugimoto (son), Takashi Sugimoto (son; also listed in the file as Peter Sugimoto) and Noriko Sugimoto (daughter). His home address is listed as Simoom Sound, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Neys, ON.

Metadata

ForenameSeiji
SurnameSugimoto
Regularized NameSeiji Sugimoto
Custodian Identification Number1060_xi
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNeys, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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