Riyo Suto

Riyo Suto

She was born on 29 February 1909. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chiyono Suto (mother), Yaemon Suto (father), Yaeji Suto (husband), Sakae Suto (son), Toshio Suto (son), and Yaeko Suto (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 860, New Westminster, BC and Dyke Road, Richmond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameRiyo Suto
Custodian Identification Number5807
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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