Hisayo Ujiye

Hisayo Ujiye

She was born on 25 March 1919. Her maiden name is Hisayo Onodera. She was a dressmaker who owned her own business at 3211 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Minomatsu Onodera (father) and Teruo Ujiye (husband). Her home address is listed as 376 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 2064 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 2081 Clarke Drive, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Beamsville, ON and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameHisayo Ujiye
Custodian Identification Number13209
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBeamsville, ON
ResidenceToronto, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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