Iseko Uyenaka

Iseko Uyenaka

She was born on 18 January 1908. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Iseko Suyeda. Her family includes Kyuzo Uyenaka (husband), Ido Uyenaka (daughter), Kura Suyeda (mother; nee Kura Kajihara), and Mitsujiro Suyeda (father). Her home address is listed as 325 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to College Heights, Alberta.


Regularized NameIseko Uyenaka
Custodian Identification Number8477
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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