Masaye Tsuji

Masaye Tsuji

She was born on 13 March 1913. Her maiden name is Masaye Nishimura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kazu Nishimura (mother; nee Kasu Wakabayashi), Yahichi Nishimura (father), Kanichi Tsuji (husband), Michiko Tsuji (daughter), Yaeko Tsuji (daughter), Matsuo Tsuji (son) and Akemi Tsuji (daughter). Her home address is listed as 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC; Lemon Creek, BC; and Slocan, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameMasaye Tsuji
Custodian Identification Number10625
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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