Kyuzo Uyenaka

Kyuzo Uyenaka

He was born on 22 November 1900. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulpo & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Shigeno Uyenaka (mother; nee Shigeno Watanabe), Yasuke Uyenaka (father), Iseko Uyenaka (wife; nee Iseko Suyeda), and Ido Uyenaka (daughter). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC and 325 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and College Heights, AB.


Regularized NameKyuzo Uyenaka
Custodian Identification Number8097
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB
ResidenceCollege Heights, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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