Masao Asano

Masao Asano

He was born on 1 June 1908. He was a dry cleaner employed by H. Miyazawa, 3223 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Suki Asano (mother; nee Suki Oya), Haekichi Asano (father), Yae Asano (wife), and Richard Asano (son). His home address is listed as 233 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 125 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Carmi, BC.


Regularized NameMasao Asano
Custodian Identification Number6769
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Carmi, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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