Kiyoshi Uyesugi

Kiyoshi Uyesugi

He was born on 3 November 1914. He was a mill worker. His family includes Isa Uyesugi (mother; nee Isa Nishimura), Sakuzo Uyesugi (father), and Yoshiko Uyesugi (wife; nee Yoshiko Nahai). His home address is listed as 4160 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoshi Uyesugi
Custodian Identification Number2111
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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