12495: Sam Uegama

12495: Sam Uegama

Sam

He was born on 18 December 1888. His name is also listed as Sam Imataro Uegama. He was a self-employed dry cleaner. His family includes Kino Uegama (wife; nee Kino Kuroki), Masako Uegama (daughter), Irene Yumiko Uegama (daughter), Walter Toru Uegama (son), and Victor Mamoru Uegama (son). His home address is listed as 2784 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and Summerland, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 December 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Summerland, BC
Reel
C-9415 (2100-2216)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12495
Name Sam Uegama

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Title

12495: Sam Uegama

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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