790_xi: Genkyu Iwama

790_xi: Genkyu Iwama

Genkyu Iwama

He was born on 01 September, 1893. He was self-employed cleaner. His family includes Kikuyo Iwama (wife), Hirotaka Iwama (son), and Ririko Iwama (daughter). His home address is listed as 258 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 2218 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to 137 Beverley Street, Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 September 1893
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9311 (1675-1794)
Type Person
Custodian Number 790_xi
Name Genkyu Iwama
Dates
Not Before: 25 May 1942
Not After: 17 May 1951

Metadata

Title

790_xi: Genkyu Iwama

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Marina de Souza
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