Sei Sakuma

Sei Sakuma

Her maiden name was Sei Yusa. She was born on 25 October 1901. She was a housewife. Her family includes Maieya Yusa (father), Tayo Yusa (mother; nee Tayo Sakuma), Takaji Sakuma (husband), Yuji Sakuma (son), Genge Sakuma (son; possibly Genji Sakuma), Sadako Sakuma (daughter), Taro Sakuma (son), Akiko Sakuma (daughter), Haruko Sakuma (daughter), and Joe Sakuma (son). Her home address is listed as 1266 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSei Sakuma
Custodian Identification Number10983
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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