Soyo Matsuyama

Soyo Matsuyama

She was born on 3 may 1909. Her name is also listed in the file as Soya Matsuyama. Her maiden name is Soyo Ohashi or Soya Ohashi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masu Ohashi (mother), Yosoya Ohashi (father), Heishiro Matsuyama (husband), and Keiko Matsuyama (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1646 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameSoyo Matsuyama
Custodian Identification Number12315
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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