Yoshio Uwate

Yoshio Uwate

He was born on 5 September 1909. He was a grocery store proprietor at 994 Nicola Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shigo Uwate (mother; nee Shigo Sugihara), Hichizo Uwate (father), Fujie Uwate [also listed as Lillian Uwate] (wife; nee Fujie Kitaguchi), and Eileen Uwate [also listed as Ayako Uwate] (daughter). His home address is listed as 7506 Ontario Street, Vancouver, BC. 994 Nicola Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameYoshio Uwate
Custodian Identification Number12405
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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