650: Takayoshi Kawahara

650: Takayoshi Kawahara

Takayoshi Kawahara

He was born on 17 October 1915. He was a self-employed truck driver. His family includes Shigeru Kawahara (mother; nee Shigeru Takahara), Gihei Kawahara (father), Yoshiko Kawahara (wife; nee Yoshiko Isoki), Takaaki Kawahara (son), Yojiro Kawahara [also listed as Brian Kawahara] (son), and Shigeyo Kawahara [also listed as Shirley Kawahara] (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 146, Chemainus, BC. Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 October 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9309 (1142-1152)
Type Person
Custodian Number 650
Name Takayoshi Kawahara
Not Before: 22 March 1942
Not After: 05 November 1947



650: Takayoshi Kawahara


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
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