1579: Chiyoko Kawahara

1579: Chiyoko Kawahara

Chiyoko Kawahara

Kawahara was born on 20 June 1923. She did housework at Duncan, BC. Her family includes Shigiri Kawahara (mother; nee Shigiri Tokahara) and Ghiha Kawahara (father). Her home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 June 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9321 (1666-1669)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1579
Name Chiyoko Kawahara
Not Before: 02 April 1942
Not After: 04 August 1944



1579: Chiyoko Kawahara


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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