1551: Emiko Kawahara

1551: Emiko Kawahara

Emiko Kawahara

Kawahara was born on 3 September 1925. She was a student. Her family includes Tane Kawahara (mother; nee Tane Nakakabara) and Sotaro Kawahara (father; deceased). Her home address is listed as 813 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. No seized property is listed in this file.
Sex F
Date of Birth 03 September 1925
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9321 (658-661)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1551
Name Emiko Kawahara
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 04 August 1944



1551: Emiko Kawahara


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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