Kiyoshi Umetsu

Kiyoshi Umetsu

He was born on 06 November 1886. He was a self-employed berry grower. His family includes Matsu Umetsu (mother; nee Matsu Nikaido) and Saisaki Umetsu (father). His home address is listed as Ruskin, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 15 Mile Camp, Hope, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKiyoshi
SurnameUmetsu
Regularized NameKiyoshi Umetsu
Custodian Identification Number9416
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceHope, BC

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