Toshiko Akazawa

Toshiko Akazawa

She was born on 24 March 1915. She was a housewife. Her family includes Umeyo Mori [possibly Umeya Mori] (mother; nee Umeyo Sano or Umeya Sano), Kunizo Mori [possibly Kunigo Mori] (father), Satoru Akazawa (husband), and Shirley Akazawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 501 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. Pitt Meadows, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameToshiko
SurnameAkazawa
Regularized NameToshiko Akazawa
Custodian Identification Number7723
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceMontreal, QC

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