Soichi Uyeyama

Soichi Uyeyama

He was born on 23 November 1909. He was a boat builder. His family includes Tome Uyeyama (mother; nee Tome Nishi), Yoichi Uyeyama (father), Yoshie Uyeyama (wife; nee Yoshie Nakade), Hiromi Uyeyama (son), Misao Uyeyama (son), and Yoko Uyeyama (daughter). His home address is listed as 8870 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC and Grand Forks, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSoichi
SurnameUyeyama
Regularized NameSoichi Uyeyama
Custodian Identification Number13912
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC

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Terminology

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