Chiyo Sugiman

Chiyo Sugiman

Her maiden name was Chiyo Ono. She was born on 11 March 1892. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kihei Ono (father), Take Ono (mother; nee Take Kaku), Iwazo Sugiman (husband), Toshihiko Sugiman (son), Tatsuro Sugiman (son), Yoko Sugiman (daughter). Her home address is listed as 249 Princess Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameChiyo Sugiman
Custodian Identification Number10813
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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