Kenzo Asano

Kenzo Asano

He was born on 20 April 1886. He was a cleaner employed by Circle Cross Cleaners, 1815 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kiyoka Asano [possibly Kiyoko Asano] (wife; nee Kiyoka Tanaka or Kiyoko Tanaka). His home address is listed as 1815 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC, New Denver, BC, and Fingal, ON.


Regularized NameKenzo Asano
Custodian Identification Number4819
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Fingal, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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