Sumiye Hayakawa

Sumiye Hayakawa

She was born on 25 November 1923. She was a housemaid employed by Mrs. J. Patterson, 3436 West, 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kiku Hayakawa (mother; nee Kiku Kawashima), and Ishigoro Hayakawa [possibly Ai Hayakawa] (father). Her home address is listed as 304 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameSumiye
SurnameHayakawa
Regularized NameSumiye Hayakawa
Custodian Identification Number8857
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSandon, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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