Iwao Iwamoto

Iwao Iwamoto

He was born on 12 March 1926. He was a student at Duke of Conaught High School. His family includes Harry Iwamoto (father) and Yuri Iwamoto (mother; nee Yuri Uyesugi). His home address is listed as 220 Pembina Street, New Westminster BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameIwao
SurnameIwamoto
Regularized NameIwao Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number10270
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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