Tamiji Sumida

Tamiji Sumida

He was born on 17 May 1881. He was employed by B.C. [Packers] Company Limited, Deep Bay, BC. His family includes Tokiwa Sumida (wife; nee Tokiwa Asahi). His home address is listed as Deep Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.


Regularized NameTamiji Sumida
Custodian Identification Number4366
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTaber, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.