Takeshi Sumi

Takeshi Sumi

He was born on 05 September 1924. His name is also listed in the file William Sumi. He was a farmhand employed by his family. His family includes Tomi Sumi (mother) and Yoichi Sumi (father). His home address is listed as 10th & China Creek Road, Port Alberni, BC. 504 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameTakeshi
SurnameSumi
Regularized NameTakeshi Sumi
Custodian Identification Number516
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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