Chizuko Sawa

Chizuko Sawa

She was born on 08 December 1912. Her name is also listed as Edith Sawa, and her maiden name is Chizuko Yoshida or Edith Yoshida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kume Yoshida (mother; nee Kume Ogihara), Shigetsuki Yoshida (father), Usabaro Sawa (husband), Etsuko Sawa (daughter), Utako Sawa (daughter), Shigeharu Sawa (son), Reiko Sawa (daughter) and Lois Sachiye Sawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 217 32nd Avenue, Ruskin, BC. 309 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC and Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameChizuko
SurnameSawa
Regularized NameChizuko Sawa
Custodian Identification Number3004
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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