Haruyo Suyehiro

Haruyo Suyehiro

She was born on 1 April 1897. Her maiden name is Haruyo Yamamoto. She helped her husband on the farm. Her family includes Tose Yamamoto (mother; nee Tose Toyota), Torakichi Yamamoto (father), Kantaro Suyehiro (husband), Shiro Suyehiro (son), Goro Suyehiro (son), Sumako Suyehiro (daughter), and Misaye Suyehiro (daughter). Her home address is listed as Backditch Road, Port Coquitlam, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Diamond City, AB.


Regularized NameHaruyo Suyehiro
Custodian Identification Number2611
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Diamond City, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Port Coquitlam


Custodian Case Files (1)


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