Oiso Sumi

Oiso Sumi

Her maiden name was Oiso Adachi. She was born on 23 September 1899. She was a self-employed grocery store keeper. Her family includes Ko Adachi (father), Aki Adachi (mother), Toshiaki Sumi (husband), Mutsuko Sumi (daughter), Satoko Sumi (daughter), Kikuo Sumi (son), Shuzo Sumi (son), Kazuko Sumi (daughter), Hideo Sumi (son). Her home address is listed as 1642 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameOiso Sumi
Custodian Identification Number11257
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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