Chikayoshi Sumiya

Chikayoshi Sumiya

Sumiya was born on 16 October 1925. He was a student at Vancouver Technical School. His family includes Odai Sumiya (mother; nee Odai Takeda) and Jukichi Sumiya (father). His home address is listed as 639 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.

Metadata

ForenameChikayoshi
SurnameSumiya
Regularized NameChikayoshi Sumiya
Custodian Identification Number1495
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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