1543: Esther Kuwabara

1543: Esther Kuwabara

Esther Kuwabara

Kuwabara was born on 29 March 1912. She is also named in the file as Kayazo Kuwabara and Esther Kawayco Kuwabara. Her maiden name is Kayazo Ennyu or Esther Ennyu. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Moto Ennyu (mother; nee Moto Otsuyama), Sannosuke Ennyu (father), and Masao Kuwabara (husband) Her home address is listed as 540 Dunedin Street, Victoria, BC. 2124 Gravely Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex F
Date of Birth 29 March 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
Reel
C-9321 (307-310)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1543
Name Esther Kuwabara
Dates
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 04 August 1944

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1543: Esther Kuwabara

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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