Sakaye Ito

Sakaye Ito

She was born on 21 June 1920. She is also listed in the files as Edith Ito. Her maiden name is Edith Furuya. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fumie Furuya (mother), Isaaku Furuya (father), Hanichi Ito (husband), Gladys Ito [also listed as Tazuko Ito] (daughter), and John Ito [also listed as Minoru Ito] (son). Her home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lyalta, AB.


Regularized NameSakaye Ito
Custodian Identification Number5321
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lyalta, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Fanny Bay


Custodian Case Files (1)


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