Takao Sawada

Takao Sawada

He was born on 1 February 1922. He was a truck driver employed by Associated Cleaners, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Haruki Sawada (mother) and Kaokichi Sawada (father). His home address is listed as 344 East Cordova Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taft, BC and 52 Beverly Street West, Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameTakao
SurnameSawada
Regularized NameTakao Sawada
Custodian Identification Number3262
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTaft, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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