Sadako Matsuba

Sadako Matsuba

She was born on 15 August 1915. She was a farmer employed by Mr. McKinns, No. 5 Road, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Tei Matsuba (mother; nee Tei Tsuji), and Tokumatsu Matsuba (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 42, No. 3 Cold Storage Cottage, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameSadako Matsuba
Custodian Identification Number5875
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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