Yasue Tsumura

Yasue Tsumura

She was born on 10 September 1913. Her maiden name is Yasue Katiya or Yasue Kachiya. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tayo Kachiya [possibly Tayo Katiya] (mother; nee Tayo Waza), Tatsugoro Kachiya [possibly Tatsugoro Katiya] (father), Isao Tsumura (husband), Kazuyo Tsumura (daughter), Harumichi Tsumura (son), Takumi Tsumura (son; born in 1943), and Kanji Tsumura (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 157, William Road, 2nd House, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameYasue Tsumura
Custodian Identification Number5254
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


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