Sakae Sumi

Sakae Sumi

She was born on 22 May 1914. She was a housewife. Her family includes Nobutaro Yakura (father), Tsue Yakura (mother; nee Tsue Kadowaki), Tomomichi Sumi (husband), Yoshiko Sumi (daughter), and Emiko Sumi (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1642 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSakae Sumi
Custodian Identification Number11214
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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