Kiyokichi Iwamoto

Kiyokichi Iwamoto

He was born on 10 June 1885. He was a gardener. His family includes Masa Iwamoto (mother; nee Masa Katayama), Isego Iwamoto [possibly Iseyo Iwamoto or Isezo Iwamoto] (father), and Kiyo Iwamoto (wife). 1949 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Coleman, ON and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKiyokichi
SurnameIwamoto
Regularized NameKiyokichi Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number15169
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceColeman, ON
ResidenceToronto, ON

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Terminology

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