Lillian Sawayama

Lillian Sawayama

She was born on 19 October 1925. Her name is also listed as Aiko Sawayama or Aiko Lillian Sawayama. She was a student. Her family includes Natsu Sawayama (mother; nee Natsu Nakayama) and Gonzo Sawayama (father). Her home address is listed as 2nd Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameLillian
SurnameSawayama
Regularized NameLillian Sawayama
Custodian Identification Number7340
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVernon, BC

Collections

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Terminology

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