11327: Chiyo Tsuyuki

11327: Chiyo Tsuyuki

Chiyo Tsuyuki

She was born on 20 November 1907. She was a self-employed dressmaker at “Reliable Cleaners”. Her family includes Tsunukuki Fujikawa (father), Ryuo Fujikawa (mother; nee Ryuo Kobayashi), Masao Tsuyuki (husband), Jeannine Tsuyuki [also listed as Machiko Tsuyuki] (daughter), Donalda Tsuyuki [also listed as Michiko Tsuyuki] (daughter), and Adoline Tsuyuki [also listed as Misako Tsuyuki] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1065 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 November 1907
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9407 (1192-1199)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11327
Name Chiyo Tsuyuki



11327: Chiyo Tsuyuki


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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