1485: Isamu Kawahara

1485: Isamu Kawahara

Isamu Kawahara

Kawahara was born on 2 April 1917. He was a logger. His family includes Tane Kawahara (mother; nee Tane Nakakobara) and Sataro Kawahara (father; deceased at time of file). His home address is listed as 813 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC. Duncan, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kupuskasing, ON, care of Spruce Falls Power & Power Company. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 April 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Kupuskasing, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9320 (750-754)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1485
Name Isamu Kawahara
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 30 June 1944



1485: Isamu Kawahara


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