Iwao Harada

Iwao Harada

He was born on 14 March 1919. He is also listed in the files as Iwao Osamu Harada. He was a logger employed by Comox Logging & Railway Company, Comox, BC. His family includes Chiyono Harada (mother), and Kumaichi Harada (father). His home address is listed as Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Rural Route no. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameIwao Harada
Custodian Identification Number5063
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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