Suyeko Uyesugi

Suyeko Uyesugi

She was born on 25 August 1901. She was a rooming house operator of New Zealand Rooming House. Her family includes Kiyemon Murakami (father), Chie Murakami (mother; nee Chie Murato), Juichi Uyesugi (husband) and Tamotsu Uyesugi (son). Her home address is listed as 1006 Main Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSuyeko Uyesugi
Custodian Identification Number11094
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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