Tsuka Sakon

Tsuka Sakon

She was born on 5 August 1891. Her maiden name is Tsuka Okazaki. She was a cook and a farmer. Her family includes Mai Okazaki (mother; nee Mai Fusano), Tasomatsu Okazaki (father), Bunjiro Sakon (husband), Roy Sakon (son), Len Sakon [also listed as Ren Sakon] (son), Meriko Sakon (daughter), and Hanako Sakon (daughter). Her home address is listed as Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTsuka Sakon
Custodian Identification Number14812
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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