Yusaku Sugiyama

Yusaku Sugiyama

He was born on 23 November 1898. He was a boat builder employed by Burrard Fish Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Natsu Sugiyama (mother; nee Natsu Yamamoto) and Kichizo Sugiyama (father). His home address is listed as Acme Cannery, Eburne, BC. 68 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 8870 Selkirk Avenue, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to 11 Mile Camp, Hope End, BC.


Regularized NameYusaku Sugiyama
Custodian Identification Number14940
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hope End, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


Custodian Case Files (1)


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