Seitaro Tsumura

Seitaro Tsumura

He was born on 30 March 1892. He was a sawmill hand employed by Alberni Pacific Lumber Company, Alberni, BC. His family includes Kuma Tsumura (mother), Yoshimatsu Tsumura (father), Tokue Tsumura (wife; nee Tokue Akimoto), Tatsuji Tsumura [also Victoria Tatsuji Tsumura] (son), Takeshi Tsumura [also Kenneth Takeshi Tsumura] (son), Mayumi Tsumura [also Eunice Mayumi Tsumura] (daughter), Lily Tsumura (daughter), and five children living in Japan. His home address is listed as Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Mallarytown, ON and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameSeitaro
SurnameTsumura
Regularized NameSeitaro Tsumura
Custodian Identification Number2058
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMallarytown, ON
ResidenceToronto, ON

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