Tsunekichi Sugiyama

Tsunekichi Sugiyama

He was born on 28 March 1886. He is also listed as Tsunekichi Suguyama. He was a self-employed worker in the transfer business. His family includes Mine Sugiyama [possibly Mine Suguyama] (mother; nee Mine Watanabe), Hehichi Sugiyama [possibly Hehichi Suguyama] (father), Yasu Sugiyama [possibly Yasu Suguyama] (wife; nee Yasu Yamamoto), Yokio Sugiyama [possibly Yukio Sugiyama, Yokio Suguyama, Yukio Suguyama, Sukio Sugiyama, or Sukio Suguyama] (son), Kiyoshi Sugiyama [possibly Kiyoshi Suguyama] (son), Isamu Sugiyama [possibly Isamu Suguyama] (son), and Ayako Sugiyama [possibly Ayako Suguyama] (child). His home address is listed as 418 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Barnhartvale, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTsunekichi
SurnameSugiyama
Regularized NameTsunekichi Sugiyama
Custodian Identification Number4140
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceBarnhartvale, BC

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