Yoshio Suga

Yoshio Suga

Bird Commission case file number 948. Custodian file number 4234. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_48_file_0948)
He was born on 22 March 1908. He was a millhand employed by Brownville Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Chika Suga (mother; nee Chika Kamikawa), Motaro Suga [possibly Motaso Suga] (father), Fumiko Suga (wife; nee Fumiko Imamoto), Doris Suga [also listed as Yoshiye Suga] (daughter), and Shigeyoshi Suga (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 71, New Westminster, BC. Brownville Lumber Company, Surrey, BC and Yale Road, Surrey, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Stirling, AB.


Regularized NameYoshio Suga
Custodian Identification Number4234
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Stirling, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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