Seiji Uraisami

Seiji Uraisami

He was born on 22 July 1943. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers Company Limited, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tei Uraisami (mother; nee Tei Nakatani), Hansaku Uraisami (father), and Miyoko Uraisami (wife; nee Miyoko Tanaka). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 53, No. 22 Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameSeiji Uraisami
Custodian Identification Number6652
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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