Akie Asahina

Akie Asahina

She was born on 15 November 1911. Her maiden name is Akie Sato. She was a housewife. Her family includes Juku Sato (mother), Hirokichi Sato (father), Jenichi Asahina (husband), Nancy Asahina (daughter; also listed in the file as Namiyo Asahina) and Kaoru Asahina (daughter). Her home address is listed as 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameAkie Asahina
Custodian Identification Number9680
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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