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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Sato Genealogy

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Some Famous People with the surname of Sato

Wikipedia Shoji Sato (????; born September 19, 1982) is a male badminton player from Japan.
Wikipedia Yuka Sato (born February 14, 1973) is a Japanese figure skater.
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Wikipedia Hiroko Sato (????) (born February 17, 1985) is a Japanese actress, singer and retired Japanese idol.
Wikipedia was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army.
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Wikipedia Nobuo Sato (born January 3, 1942 in Osaka) is a former Japanese figure skater who is now a coach.
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Wikipedia , better known as was a professional wrestler from Yokohama, Japan.
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Wikipedia is a mecha and character designer born in the Kagawa Prefecture of Japan in 1965.
Wikipedia , born August 7, 1965) is a former professional baseball player from Sapporo, Hokkaid?, Japan.
Wikipedia Reiko Sato (December 19, 1931 - May 28, 1981) was an American dancer and actress.
Wikipedia is a Japanese sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres.
Wikipedia Tadashi Sato (February 6, 1923 ? June 4, 2005) was an American artist.
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Wikipedia is a Japanese economist and politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature).
Wikipedia (born June 8, 1959) is a Japanese politician of the New Komeito Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature).
Wikipedia is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature).
Wikipedia Liane Lissa Sato (born September 9, 1964 in Santa Monica, California) is a retired female volleyball player from the United States, who won the bronze medal with the USA National Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Wikipedia Eric Anthony Sato (born May 5, 1966 in Santa Monica, California) is a former American volleyball player, who was a member of the United States men's national volleyball team that won the gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
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