Asakichi Ashizawa

Asakichi Ashizawa

He was born on 18 November 1901. He was a farmer. His family includes Kiyoko Ashizawa [also listed as Kiyoko Yanagihara] (wife; nee Kiyoko Nakamura), Kazuyuki Ashizawa (son), and Toshio Ashizawa [also listed as Robert Ashizawa or Robert Toshio Ashizawa] (son). His home address is listed as 518 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameAsakichi Ashizawa
Custodian Identification Number15014
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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