Taju Sakuma

Taju Sakuma

She was born on 10 July 1876. She was a self-employed running a rooming house called Star Rooms. Her family includes Tadenji Sakuma (father), Shigi Sakuma (mother), Mino Sakuma (husband), Takaji Sakuma (son), Tsune Sakuma (daughter), and Tase Sakuma (son). Her home address is listed as 234 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Winona, Ontario.


Regularized NameTaju Sakuma
Custodian Identification Number10935
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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