Iwa Sakai

Iwa Sakai

She was born on November 1875. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kahei Sakai (husband), Shin Sakai (son), Narai Sakai (daughter), Yasuo Sakai (son), Iwakazu Sakai (son). She lived in Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC.


Regularized NameIwa Sakai
Custodian Identification Number10329
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceBay Farm, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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