Atsu Uyeyama

Atsu Uyeyama

He was born on 11 September 1878. He was a self employed fisherman. His family includes Sawa Uyeyama (mother), Genzo Uyeyama (father), Mitsuye Uyeyama (wife, nee Mitsuye Kokawa), Mutsumi Uyeyama (son), Kiyoshi Uyeyama (son), Taira Uyeyama (son), and Osamu George Uyeyama (son). His home address is listed as 1010 Steward Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. 309 Carroll Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameAtsu Uyeyama
Custodian Identification Number790
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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