Tamaye Sawada

Tamaye Sawada

She was born on 16 February 1910. Her maiden name is Tamaye Okada. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Mone Okada (mother), Saburo Okada (father), Toshiaki Sawada (husband), Koichi Sawada (son), Toshie Sawada (daughter), Seiji Sawada (son), and Hideo Sawada (son). Her home address is listed as Ruskin, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTamaye Sawada
Custodian Identification Number2964
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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