Chiyo Sugiyama

Chiyo Sugiyama

She was born on 24 January 1892. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kamekichi Sugiyama (husband), Yoshio Sugiyama (son), Betty Sugiyama [also listed as Chiye Sugiyama] (daughter), and Mary Sugiyama [also listed as Haruko Sugiyama] (daughter). Her home address is listed as Clayburn, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB.


Regularized NameChiyo Sugiyama
Custodian Identification Number6375
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Welling, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Clayburn


Custodian Case Files (1)


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