7339: Dolly Sawayama

7339: Dolly Sawayama

Dolly Sawayama

She was born on 18 May 1923. Her name is also listed as Shizuko Sawayama or Shizuko Dolly Sawayama. She was a student. Her family includes Natsu Sawayama (mother; nee Natsu Nakayama) and Gonzo Sawayama (father). Her home address is listed as 2nd Avenue, Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 18 May 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Westwold, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9373 (1277-1281)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7339
Name Dolly Sawayama



7339: Dolly Sawayama


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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