Yoshitaro Uyeda

Yoshitaro Uyeda

He was born on 4 July 1904. His birth name is Yoshitaro Chaki. He was a millhand. His family includes Mika Uyeda (wife; in Japan). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. 353 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp No. 5, Princeton, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameYoshitaro Uyeda
Custodian Identification Number14929
NationalityJapanese national
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alice


Custodian Case Files (1)


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