Isematsu Sumi

Isematsu Sumi

He was born on 21 October 1893. He was a gardener. His family includes Katsuyo Sumi (wife), Fukuichi Sumi (father), and Umeno Sumi (mother; nee Umeno Kimura). His home address is listed as 1907 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameIsematsu
SurnameSumi
Regularized NameIsematsu Sumi
Custodian Identification Number11292
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceToronto, ON

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Terminology

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