Harry Sumi

Harry Sumi

He was born on 9 August 1920. His name is also listed as Harry Hideo Sumi. He was a clerk at a restaurant at 2480 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Oiso Sumi (mother; nee Osio Adachi) and Toshiaki Sumi (father). His home address is listed as 1642 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHarry Sumi
Custodian Identification Number2740
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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