Conzo Sawayama

Conzo Sawayama

See Legal History column.
A litigant of Japanese descent involved in the Supreme Court case Ponyicki v Sawayama, [1943] SCR 197. Conzo was married to Takashi T. Sawayama (proceeding person of interest note). - Project Resources: Library and Archives Canada records collected by Legal History, currently in digital repository.


Regularized NameConzo Sawayama


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