Sute Sawa

Sute Sawa

She was born on 18 March 1885. She was a housewife. Her family includes Torakichi Sawa (husband), and Teruo Sawa (son). Her home address is listed as 2004 Yukon Street, Vancouver, BC. 148 Street, 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. She died at New Denver, BC on 19 June 1944.


Regularized NameSute Sawa
Custodian Identification Number9462
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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