Yoshie Uyeyama

Yoshie Uyeyama

She was born on 24 October 1910. Her maiden name is Yoshie Nakade. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sode Nakade (mother; nee Sade Yamano), Uichi Nakade (father), Soichi Uyeyama (husband), Hiromi Uyeyama (son), Misao Uyeyama (daughter), and Edith Uyeyama [also listed as Yoko Uyeyama] (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 20, Chatham Street and 5th Avenue, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameYoshie Uyeyama
Custodian Identification Number6725
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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