Mataichi Usami

Mataichi Usami

He was born on 10 December 1877. He was a self-employed barber. His family includes Fumiko Usami [also listed as Kinu Usami or Kinii Usami] (wife), Shigeru Usami (son), Katsuyo Usami (daughter), Ayako Usami (daughter), Sachiko Usami (daughter), Kinuko Usami (daughter), and Kenji Usami (son). His home address is listed as 254 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMataichi
SurnameUsami
Regularized NameMataichi Usami
Custodian Identification Number4668
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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