9462: Sute Sawa

9462: Sute Sawa

Sute Sawa

She was born on 18 March 1885. She was a housewife. Her family includes Torakichi Sawa (husband), and Teruo Sawa (son). Her home address is listed as 2004 Yukon Street, Vancouver, BC. 148 Street, 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. She died at New Denver, BC on 19 June 1944.
Sex F
Date of Birth 18 March 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9391 (2291-2297)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9462
Name Sute Sawa



9462: Sute Sawa


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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