Ume Sawada

Ume Sawada

She was born on 15 July 1903. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kazuhei Sawada (husband), Emiko Sawada and Toru Sawada (son). Her home address is listed as 122 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameUme Sawada
Custodian Identification Number9655
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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