10408: Suyeno Ujihara

10408: Suyeno Ujihara

Suyeno Ujihara

Her maiden name was Suyeno Yosoji. She was born in approximately 1897. She ran a Japanese restaurant. Her family includes Sadajiro Ujihara (former husband; in Japan), Isozaki Yosoji (father), Ueno Yosoji (mother; nee Ueno Shimo), Bunzo Taira (common-law husband) and Harue Ujihara (daughter). Her home address is listed as 251 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth April 1897
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Bridge River, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9399 (2183-2192)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10408
Name Suyeno Ujihara



10408: Suyeno Ujihara


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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