Matsutaro Sugiyama

Matsutaro Sugiyama

He was born on 15 November 1888. He was a C.P.R. labourer. His family includes Hatsu Sugiyama (mother; nee Hatsu Yanagi) and Hota Sugyiyama (father). His home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Mt. Lehman, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Griffin Lake, BC and Kelowna, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMatsutaro
SurnameSugiyama
Regularized NameMatsutaro Sugiyama
Custodian Identification Number2494
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGriffin Lake, BC
ResidenceKelowna, BC

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Terminology

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