Masayoshi Iwamoto

Masayoshi Iwamoto

He was born on 11 January 1921. He was a farmhand employed by his father Mr. Iwamoto. His family includes Hide Iwamoto (mother; nee Hide Shimokawa), and Sukezo Iwamoto (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 174, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameMasayoshi Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number3454
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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