Tamejiro Sumida

Tamejiro Sumida

He was born on 31 March 1881. He was a freelancing cook. His family includes Tamiko Sumida (mother; nee Tamiko Hagiwara), Shinazo Sumida (father), Haruno Sumida (wife), Shigeru Sumida (son), and Tsuyoshi Sumida (son). His home address is listed as 242 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton Highway, BC.


Regularized NameTamejiro Sumida
Custodian Identification Number8892
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidencePrinceton Highway, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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