Uyenaka Export Company Limited

Uyenaka Export Company Limited

Uyenaka Exports Comapany Limited was a logging and lumber business that was incorporated on 27 August 1925 and suspended operations in 1933 or 1934. People involved in the organization include Toyose Matsuyama (shareholder), Kuyze Uyenaka of 326 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC (shareholder), Osame Uyenaka (shareholder and wife of Joichi Uyenaka), and Joichi Uyenaka of 207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC (shareholder and husband of Osame Uyenaka).


OrgNameUyenaka Export Company Limited
Custodian Identification Number13108


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