Chonosuke Tsumura

Chonosuke Tsumura

He was born on 20 October 1882. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Mika Tsumura (mother; nee Mika Ohinohara or Mika Dhinohara), Chozaburo Tsumura (father), Tonoyo Tsumura (wife; nee Toyono Okino), Lucy Tsumura (daughter), Edna Tsumura (daughter), and Tommy Tsumura [also listed as Tamy Tsumura or Temy Tsumura] (son). His home address is listed as 274 Roebuck Road, Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC. Rural Route, No. 3, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Lake, BC and Kamloops, BC.

Metadata

ForenameChonosuke
SurnameTsumura
Regularized NameChonosuke Tsumura
Custodian Identification Number7524
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceRed Lake, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC

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