1972: Kiyoshi Uchiyama

1972: Kiyoshi Uchiyama

Kiyoshi Uchiyama

He was born on 14 January 1907. He was a mill hand employed by Nelson Spencer, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Haru Uchiyama (mother; nee Haru Kawanishi), Torakichi Uchiyama (father), Tama Uchiyama (wife; nee Tama Kosuga), and Toshihiko Uchiyama [also listed as Ken Tishihiko Uchiyama] (son). His home address is listed as 366 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC and New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 January 1907
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9326 (398-410)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1972
Name Kiyoshi Uchiyama



1972: Kiyoshi Uchiyama


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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