Kanao Asada

Kanao Asada

He was born on 16 March 1922. He was employed by Capilano Shingle Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tome Asada (mother; nee Tome Oniki) and Keijiro Asada (father). His home address is listed as 523 1/2 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kitchener, ON where he was an ambulance driver for Waterloo Hospital.

Metadata

ForenameKanao
SurnameAsada
Regularized NameKanao Asada
Custodian Identification Number2736
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceKitchener, ON

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