2560: Shigeko Uyesugi

2560: Shigeko Uyesugi

Shigeko Uyesugi

She was born on 5 July 1915. Her maiden name is Shigeko Matsumoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Naka Matsumoto (mother; nee Naka Adachi), Tanikiyo Matsumoto (father), Takaji Uyesugi (husband), Shigeo Uyesugi (son), and Takeo Uyesugi (son). Her home address is listed as 25 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 05 July 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Barnwell, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (323-333)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2560
Name Shigeko Uyesugi



2560: Shigeko Uyesugi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
Publication Information: See Terms of Use for publication and licensing information.


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.