Ryu Uyesugi

Ryu Uyesugi

She was born on 29 September 1896. Her maiden name is Ryu Nakamura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fusanosuke Nakamura (father), Bunhichi Uyesugi (husband) and Yukio Uyesugi (son). Her home address is listed as 1017 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameRyu Uyesugi
Custodian Identification Number9566
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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