Haruko Sakai

Haruko Sakai

She was born on 30 May 1909. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Haruko Yasumoto. Her family includes Tadaichi Sakai (husband), Mitsuko Sakai (son), Takahiro Sakai (son), Hideko Sakai (daughter), Yasuhiro Sakai (son), Mujo Yasumoto (mother), and Omokichi Yasumoto (father). Her home address is listed as Box 40, Coombs, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameHaruko Sakai
Custodian Identification Number8411
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Coombs


Custodian Case Files (1)


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