Minoru Sawada

Minoru Sawada

He was born on 25 January 1921. He was a sawmill worker employed by Powell Lumber Company at Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tome Sawada (mother; nee Tome Yasui), Kaichiro Sawada (father), Moshiko Sawada (wife; nee Moshiko Goto), and Hiromi Sawada (daughter). His home address is listed as 205 Abott Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameMinoru Sawada
Custodian Identification Number3248
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC


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