Lily Sakon

Lily Sakon

She was born on 21 April 1919. Her name is also listed as Lily Reiko Sakon. Her family includes Tsura Sakon [possibly Tsuka Sakon] (mother; nee Tsura Okazaki or Tsuka Okazaki) and Bunjiro Sakon (father). Her home address is listed as Mission, BC. 114 11th Avenue, Calgary, AB is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameLily Sakon
Custodian Identification Number14820
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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