Rinuemon Tsutsumi

Rinuemon Tsutsumi

He was born on 19 December 1887. He was a farmer employed by Mr. Kishiguchi, Rural Route No. 3, Cloverdale, BC. His family includes Hiroshi Tsutsumi [possibly Hioshi Tsutsumi] (son), and Shinjiro Tsutsumi (son). His home address is listed as Cloverdale, BC and River Road 300 Rural Route No. 1, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hill Spring, AB and he was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameRinuemon Tsutsumi
Custodian Identification Number5173
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hill Spring, AB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Cloverdale
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


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