1143: Katsumi Kawano

1143: Katsumi Kawano

Katsumi Kawano

He was born on 5 October 1915. He is also listed in the file as Katsuyoshi Kawano. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company. His family includes his mother, whose maiden name is Hayashida, Yeitaro Kawano (father), Matsuyo Kawano (wife; nee Matsuyo Koyanagi). His home address is listed as House 24, 5th Avenue, Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON, Schreiber, ON and Geraldton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 October 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Angler, ON
Schreiber, ON
Geraldton, ON
C-9315 (2002-2041)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1143
Name Katsumi Kawano



1143: Katsumi Kawano


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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