Asaye Sogawa

Asaye Sogawa

She was born on 5 January 1916. Her maiden name is Asaye Shimizu. She is also listed in the files as Kisa Shimizu (mother), Jisaburo Shimizu (father), Asaye Lila Sogawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masanori Kenneth Sogawa (husband), Barbara Ellen Sogawa (daughter), and Carol Sogawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 473 Powell Street Vancouver, BC and P.O. Box 369 Ocean Falls, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameAsaye Sogawa
Custodian Identification Number9190
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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