Toyoko Sakurai

Toyoko Sakurai

She was born on 10 September 1921. She was a helper at home. Her family includes Miyo Sakurai (mother; nee Miyo Oikawa) and Shoji Sakurai (father). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameToyoko Sakurai
Custodian Identification Number7577
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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