Tome Sawada

Tome Sawada

She was born on 1 August 1889. Her maiden name is Tome Yasui. She was a housewife. Her family includes Toki Yasui (mother; nee Toki Higashi), Unnosuke Yasui (father), Kaichiro Sawada (husband), Yoshie Sawada (daughter), Minoru Sawada (son), Miyoko Sawada (daughter), and Tadashi Sawada (son). Her home address is listed as 205 Abbott Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameTome
SurnameSawada
Regularized NameTome Sawada
Custodian Identification Number8885
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceMontreal, QC

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