Mon Usami

Mon Usami

She was born on 11 February 1896. Her maiden name is Mon Hasegawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kayo Hasegawa (mother; nee Kayo Sugiyama), Takejiro Hasegawa (father), Toyosaku Usami (husband), Noboru Usami (son) and Kyoko Usami (daughter). Her home address is listed as 733 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMon Usami
Custodian Identification Number9440
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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