Yasumatsu Uyeyama

Yasumatsu Uyeyama

He was born on 1 June 1894. He was a fisherman employed by North Pacific Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Yoshiye Uyeyama (wife), Shigeru Uyeyama (son), Chizuko Uyeyama (daughter), and Harumi Uyeyama (daughter). His home address is listed as Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eholt, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYasumatsu
SurnameUyeyama
Regularized NameYasumatsu Uyeyama
Custodian Identification Number2184
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceEholt, BC

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