Tsuchi Hiriashima

Tsuchi Hiriashima

She was born on 15 November 1897. Her maiden name is Tsuchi Onikura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsugi Onikura (mother; nee Tsugi Onikura), Tarokichi Onikura (father), Kurataro Hiriashima (husband), Kazue Hiriashima (daughter), Takeo Hiriashima (son), and Yoshiko Hiriashima (daughter). Her home address is listed as 929 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameTsuchi Hiriashima
Custodian Identification Number9100
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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