14168: Iwakichi Sugiyama

14168: Iwakichi Sugiyama

Iwakichi Sugiyama

He was born on 11 November 1891. He was a fish merchant who owned Burrard Fish Company. His family includes Mine Sugiyama (mother; nee Mine Watanabe), Heikichi Sugiyama (father), Chiyo Sugiyama (wife; nee Chiyo Kishiyama), Shunichi Sugiyama (son), Shigeru Sugiyama (son), Shohei Sugiyama (son), and Ryoji Sugiyama (son). His home address is listed as 2704 Trinity Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC; Donald, BC; and Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 November 1891
Nationality Unknown
Locations uprooted
Kamloops, BC
Donald, BC
Vernon, BC
Reel
C-9427 (885-1706)
Type Person
Custodian Number 14168
Name Iwakichi Sugiyama

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14168: Iwakichi Sugiyama

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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