Yoichi Sumi

Yoichi Sumi

He was born 3 November 1899. He was a farmer and a mill hand employed by R.B. McLean Lumber Company. His family includes Natsu Sumi (mother), Nasmatsu Sumi (father) Tomi Sumi (wife), and Aiko Sumi (daughter). His home address is listed as Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB and Cranford, AB.

Metadata

ForenameYoichi
SurnameSumi
Regularized NameYoichi Sumi
Custodian Identification Number7032
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceBarnwell, AB
ResidenceCranford, AB

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Terminology

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