3415: Sukezo Iwamoto

3415: Sukezo Iwamoto

Sukezo Iwamoto

He was born on 10 March 1887. He was a self-employed strawberry grower. His family Chimatsu Iwamoto (mother; nee Chimatsu Yakashiro), includes Hide Iwamoto (wife; nee Hide Shimokawa), Jirosuke Iwamoto (father), Kenzo Iwamoto (son), Tsugio Iwamoto (son), Masayoshi Iwamoto (son), and Toshihiko Iwamoto (son). His home address is listed as 234 31st Avenue, Whonnock, BC and P.O. Box 174, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 March 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Picture Butte, AB
Reel
C-9336 (2112-2139)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3415
Name Sukezo Iwamoto

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3415: Sukezo Iwamoto

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