Sowa Edamura

Sowa Edamura

She was born on 01 January 1872. Her maiden name is Sowa Tsuji. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shigejiro Edamura (son), Hideo Edamura (son), Kanichiro Edamura (son), Masao Edamura (son), and Tomegoro Edamura (son). Her home address is listed as 303 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 521 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameSowa Edamura
Custodian Identification Number10493
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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