10270: Iwao Iwamoto

10270: Iwao Iwamoto

Iwao Iwamoto

He was born on 12 March 1926. He was a student at Duke of Conaught High School. His family includes Harry Iwamoto (father) and Yuri Iwamoto (mother; nee Yuri Uyesugi). His home address is listed as 220 Pembina Street, New Westminster BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 March 1926
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9398 (1760-1770)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10270
Name Iwao Iwamoto

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10270: Iwao Iwamoto

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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