Sato Kawase

Sato Kawase

She was born on 17 November 1899. Her maiden name is Sato Maye. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kin Maye [possibly Kiu Maye] (mother; nee Kin Yakura or Kiu Yakura), Mantaro Maye (father), Tadayoshi Kawase (husband), Masao Kawase (son), Fumiko Kawase (daughter), Keiji Kawase (son), Miyeko Kawase (daughter), Ayako Kawase (daughter), Yoshio Kawase (son), Tamiye Kawase (daughter), Hanako Kawase (daughter), Tadataka Kawase (son), and Tamako Kawase (daughter). Her home address is listed as No. 4 Road, Rural Route, No. 1, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Chase, BC.


Regularized NameSato Kawase
Custodian Identification Number4479
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Chase, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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