Kazuhei Sawada

Kazuhei Sawada

He was born on 15 February 1886. He was a barber employed by Barber Shope, 122 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ume Sawada (wife; nee Ume Akimichi), Emiko Sawada (daughter) and Toru Sawada (son). His home address is listed as 122 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. He died at New Denver on 24 May 1947.

Metadata

ForenameKazuhei
SurnameSawada
Regularized NameKazuhei Sawada
Custodian Identification Number9654
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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