Hisao Tsumura

Hisao Tsumura

He was born on 23 November 1919. His name is also listed as Hisao Andrew Tsumura. He was a boat builder employed by his father. His family includes Setsu Tsumura (mother; nee Setsu Inaba) and Kumetaro Tsumura (father). His home address is listed as Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHisao
SurnameTsumura
Regularized NameHisao Tsumura
Custodian Identification Number2060
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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