13073: Haruno Tokawa

13073: Haruno Tokawa

Haruno Tokawa

She was born on 22 February 1919. She was a dressmaker employed by Mr. Sanimiya at 640 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Tsuru Tokawa (mother; nee Tsuru Yokoyama) and Inosuke Tokawa (father). Her home address is listed as 865 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC where she died on 8 December 1942.
Sex F
Date of Birth 22 February 1919
Date of Death 08 December 1942
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Vancouver, BC
Reel
C-9420 (631-634)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13073
Name Haruno Tokawa

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Title

13073: Haruno Tokawa

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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