Sachie Hirayama

Sachie Hirayama

She was born on 16 February 1923. She is also listed in the files as Sachie Rosy Hirayama. She was a dressmaker employed by Marine Dressmakers. 1070 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Sode Hirayama (mother; nee Sode Hirata), and Kihachi Hirayama (father). Her home address is listed as 1215 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC and 2132 Alberta Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSachie Hirayama
Custodian Identification Number6327
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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