Suyeno Imada

Suyeno Imada

She was born on 25 March 1902. Her maiden name is Suyeno Kusunoki. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Toki Kusunoki (mother; nee Toki Midota), Seimatsu Kusunoki (father), Yoshitaro Imada (husband), George Imada (son), Natsumi Imada (daughter), Sumiko Imada (daughter), Kiyoko Imada (daughter), Renso Imada (son), and Kaichi Imada (brother-in-law). Her home address is listed as 18th Avenue, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC. She died at Provincial Mental Hospital, Essondale, BC on 8 August 1945.


Regularized NameSuyeno Imada
Custodian Identification Number7148
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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