Emiko Sugiura

Emiko Sugiura

She was born on 17 January 1924. She was a clerk employed by Government Registration Office, Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Matsu Sugiura (mother; nee Matsu Yamaguchi) and Masaburo Sugiura (father). Her home address is listed as 763 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameEmiko Sugiura
Custodian Identification Number7934
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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