Kesahiro Iwashita

Kesahiro Iwashita

He was born on 06 June 1889. He was a wholesale import merchant employed by Pacific Importers and head of the K. Iwashita Company. His family includes Misa Iwashita (mother), Juhei Iwashita (father), Fumiko Iwashita (wife; nee Fumiko Matsunaga), Yoshiye Iwashita (daughter), Tomiye Iwashita (daughter), and Eiko Iwashita (daughter). His home address is listed as 3843 Dunbar Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Petawawa, ON; Angler, ON; Gravel, ON; 11507 Fort Road, Everton, AB; 11520 85th Street, Edmonton, AB; and 9524-109 A, Avenue, Edmonton, AB.

Metadata

ForenameKesahiro
SurnameIwashita
Regularized NameKesahiro Iwashita
Custodian Identification Number139_xi
NationalityUnknown
ResidencePetawawa, ON
ResidenceAngler, ON
ResidenceGravel, ON
ResidenceEverton, AB
ResidenceEdmonton, AB
ResidenceEdmonton, AB

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