Naoichi Uyesugi

Naoichi Uyesugi

He was born on 7 December 1907. He was a truck driver employed by Frank Beban Lumber Company, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Mikino Uyesugi (mother; nee Mikino Tonogochi), Gonnojyo Uyesugi (father), Tonase Uyesugi (wife; nee Tonase Shiraishi), Emiko Uyesugi (daughter), Toshiko Uyesugi (daughter), and Akiko Uyesugi (daughter). His home address is listed as 123 Irwin Street, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameNaoichi Uyesugi
Custodian Identification Number2092
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo


Custodian Case Files (1)


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