3025: Shigetaro Kagawa

3025: Shigetaro Kagawa

Shigetaro Kagawa

He was born on 16 November 1889. He was a millhand employed by Bailey Cedar Company Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Uye Kagawa (wife; nee Uye Ishida), Wataru Kagawa (son), Tatsuo Kagawa (son), Kazuko Kagawa (daughter), Ken Kagawa (son) and Norio Kagawa [also listed as Howard Kagawa] (son). His home address is listed as 607 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and 643 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and 194 Clarence Street, London, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 November 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Sandon, BC
London, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9333 (240-271)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3025
Name Shigetaro Kagawa



3025: Shigetaro Kagawa


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