Shina Suga

Shina Suga

She was born on 20 May 1875. She is also listed as Chika Suga. She was a housewife. Her family includes Motaro Suga (husband; deceased), Yoshio Tsuchimoto (common-law husband), Masae Tsuchimoto (step-daughter), Noboku Nakamura (daughter; nee Noboku Suga). Her home address is listed as 207 Timberland Road, Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameShina Suga
Custodian Identification Number3930
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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