Tomejiro Iwasaki

Tomejiro Iwasaki

He was born on 14 November 1874. He was retired at the time of the file. His family includes Yasuye Iwasaki (wife), Tsugio Iwasaki (son) and Mitsuhiko Iwasaki (son). 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC where he died on 5 January 1945.


Regularized NameTomejiro Iwasaki
Custodian Identification Number14683
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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