Saiji Sugawara

Saiji Sugawara

He was born on 3 November 1892. He was a logger employed by Hiland Logging Company, Simoon Sound, BC. His family includes Kichi Yamaguchi [possibly Kichi Sugawara] (mother; nee Kichi Sato), Yaemon Yamaguchi (father), Tsuyomi Sugawara (wife), Chaimi Sugawara (wife). His home address is listed as Hiland Logging Company, Simoon Sound, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Shuswap Labour Company Limited, Canae, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameSaiji Sugawara
Custodian Identification Number2414
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceCanae, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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