Yoshihisa Sawada

Yoshihisa Sawada

He was born on 23 October 1890. His family includes Kane Sawadaa (mother; nee Kane Yamanaka), Masashi Sawada (father), and Mitsui Sawada (wife; nee Matsui Takeuchi). He lived at 80 Smith Street, Winnipeg, MB.


Regularized NameYoshihisa Sawada
Custodian Identification Number15651
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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