Hisao Suga

Hisao Suga

He was born on 5 May 1910. He was a self-employed boat builder. His family includes Shina Suga [also listed as Chika Suga] (mother; nee Shina Kamikawa [also listed as Chika Kamikawa]), Motaro Suga (father), Atsuko Suga (wife), Kazue Suga (daughter), and Matsue Suga (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Winnipeg, MB.


Regularized NameHisao Suga
Custodian Identification Number3916
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Winnipeg, MB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.