Sadako Kobayakawa

Sadako Kobayakawa

She was born on 9 February 1922. She was a cannery worker employed by Francis Millard and Company, West Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Sadakichi Kobayakawa (father) and Hisa Kobayakawa (mother; nee Hisa Ota). She lived in West Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC.


Regularized NameSadako Kobayakawa
Custodian Identification Number9941
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Bay Farm, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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