Kumetaro Tsumura

Kumetaro Tsumura

He was born on 5 December 1882. He was a boat builder. His family includes Setsuko Tsumura (wife), Hisao Tsumura (child), Teyi Tsumura (child), Sachiko Tsumura (child), Takako Tsumura (child), Saburo Tsumura (child), and Kei Tsumura [possibly Tei Tsumura] (child). His home address is listed as 704 Seventh Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Meaford, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKumetaro
SurnameTsumura
Regularized NameKumetaro Tsumura
Custodian Identification Number4642
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceMeaford, ON

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