11769: Takeshi Sawayama

11769: Takeshi Sawayama

Takeshi Sawayama

He is also listed as Tommy Sawayama. He was born on 18 October 1919. He was a labourer employed by Hammond Cedar Company. His family includes Genzo Sawayama (father) and Natsu Sawayama (mother; nee Natsu Nakayama). He lived in Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 October 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Vernon, BC
Reel
C-9411 (864-872)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11769
Name Takeshi Sawayama

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11769: Takeshi Sawayama

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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