Suye Yoshikawa

Suye Yoshikawa

She was born on 25 May 1901. She was a housewife. Her family includes Toku Shimada (mother; nee Toku Abe), Yukutaro Shimada (father), Juro Yoshikawa (husband), Sachiye Yoshikawa (daughter), Yoshinori Yoshikawa (son), and Kumiko Yoshikawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSuye
SurnameYoshikawa
Regularized NameSuye Yoshikawa
Custodian Identification Number7900
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKaslo, BC
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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Terminology

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