Sadako Mukai

Sadako Mukai

She was born on 20 September 1912. Her maiden name is Sadako Kanegawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sumi Kanegawa (mother; nee Sumi Takata), Sakuji Kanegawa (father), Seishi Mukai (husband), Akemi Mukai (daughter), Yasufumi Mukai (son), Tadataka Mukai (son), and Henry Mukai [also listed as Nagomi Mukai] (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 47, Steveston, BC and P.O. Box 667, 19th Road, Richmond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB and Taber, AB.


Regularized NameSadako Mukai
Custodian Identification Number5470
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Barnwell, AB
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston
Residence (before uprooting)Richmond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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