7834: Watari Sugawara

7834: Watari Sugawara

Watari Sugawara

He was born on 1 April 1907. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Haruno Sugawara (mother; nee Haruno Takakura), Unkichi Sugawara (father), Sumi Sugawara (wife), Shoichi Sugawara (son), Fumishi Sugawara (son), Meiko Sugawara (daughter), Shiro Sugawara (son), and Kenyo Sugawara (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 April 1907
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Reel
C-9377 (2211-2323)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7834
Name Watari Sugawara

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7834: Watari Sugawara

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