Satoko Sumi

Satoko Sumi

Her maiden name was Lonrraine Sumi. She was born on 31 October 1925. She was a student at Kitsilano High School. Her family includes Toshiaki Sumi (father) and Aiso Sumi (mother; nee Aiso Adachi). Her home address is listed as 1642 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSatoko Sumi
Custodian Identification Number11258
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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