Matsuno Sumi

Matsuno Sumi

She was born on 16 January 1890. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yoshimatsu Sumi (husband), Shohei Sumi (son), and Hanako Sumi (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1606 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 1677 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMatsuno Sumi
Custodian Identification Number8737
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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