Suyeno Ujihara

Suyeno Ujihara

Her maiden name was Suyeno Yosoji. She was born in approximately 1897. She ran a Japanese restaurant. Her family includes Sadajiro Ujihara (former husband; in Japan), Isozaki Yosoji (father), Ueno Yosoji (mother; nee Ueno Shimo), Bunzo Taira (common-law husband) and Haruye Ujihara (daughter). Her home address is listed as 251 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameSuyeno Ujihara
Custodian Identification Number10408
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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