Yasutaro Sugiyama

Yasutaro Sugiyama

He was born on 2 January 1893 He was a gardener. His family includes Rin Sugiyama (mother), Motojiro Sugiyama (father), Shiyo Sugiyama [also written as Chiyo Sugiyama] (wife), Tomotsu Sugiyama [also Rupert Tomotsu Sugiyama] (son), Sakaye Sugiyama [also written as Sakae Sugiyama] (daughter), Tokuko Sugiyama (daughter), Shige Sugiyama (son), Meiko Sugiyama (daughter), and Peter Sugiyama [also Peter Yaguyoshi Sugiyama] (son), and three other children. His home address is listed as 317 Semlin Drive, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 14 Mile Ranch, Tashme, BC and Ontario.

Metadata

ForenameYasutaro
SurnameSugiyama
Regularized NameYasutaro Sugiyama
Custodian Identification Number2043
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC

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