Iwao Ban

Iwao Ban

He was born on 09 March 1926. He was a student and general helper employed by Economy Box Factory, 425 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Hanaye Ban (mother; nee Hanaye Kasahara) and Iwajiro Ban (father). His home address is listed as 534 Princess Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameIwao Ban
Custodian Identification Number10665
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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