Isao Tsumura

Isao Tsumura

He was born on 1 March 1909. He was a farmer. His family includes Koshige Tsumura (mother; nee Koshige Kubo), Torakichi Tsumura (father), Yasue Tsumura (wife; nee Yasue Kariya), Kazuyo Tsumura (daughter), Harumichi Tsumura (son), Takumi Tsumura (son; born in 1943), and Kanji Tsumura (son). His home address is listed as Williams Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameIsao Tsumura
Custodian Identification Number1722
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.