7657: Kanetaro Kawaguchi

7657: Kanetaro Kawaguchi

Kanetaro Kawaguchi

He was born on 28 April 1894. He was a fisherman employed by Inverness Cannery Company, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Tsune Kawaguchi (mother), Kamekichi Kawaguchi (father), and Kiyoko Kawaguchi [possibly Kiyoka Kawaguchi] (wife). His home address is listed as 151 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 215 Princess Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 April 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
C-9376 (14-25)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7657
Name Kanetaro Kawaguchi



7657: Kanetaro Kawaguchi


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