14105: Kanejiro Kawai

14105: Kanejiro Kawai

Kanejiro Kawai

He was born on 21 February 1888. He was a watchmaker. His family includes Tose Kawai (mother), Kisuke Kawai (father), Nobuko Kawai (wife; nee Nobuko Yamada), Ted Kawai [also listed as Tetsuo Kawai] (son), Hannah Kawai [also listed as Hanako Kawai] (daughter), Jennie Kawai [also listed as Toshiko Kawai] (daughter), and Jane Kawai [also listed as Teruko Kawai] (daughter). 310 Main Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC; New Denver, BC; and Montreal, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 February 1888
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Rosebery, BC
New Denver, BC
Montreal, QC
Locations before uprooting
C-9427 (209-229)
Type Person
Custodian Number 14105
Name Kanejiro Kawai



14105: Kanejiro Kawai


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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