Danjo Saruyama

Danjo Saruyama

He was born on 18 August 1886. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Fir & Cedar Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Touneki Saruyama (father), Natsu Saruyama (wife; nee Natsu Akase), Iwao Saruyama (son), Masako Saruyama (daughter), and Chiyoko Saruyama (daughter). His home address is listed as 223 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 221 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameDanjo Saruyama
Custodian Identification Number3223
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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