Uma Nakasuji

Uma Nakasuji

Also listed as Ruth Nakasuji. She was born on 9 August 1881. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsurumatsu Nakasuji (husband), Yoshiko Nakasuji (daughter), Hisao Nakasuji (son), and Nobuo Nakasuji (son). Her home address is listed as 472 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan.


Regularized NameUma Nakasuji
Custodian Identification Number8387
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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