Tsutomu Iwasaki

Tsutomu Iwasaki

He was born on 4 March 1915. He was a reporter employed by Continental Daily News, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Sakuyo Iwasaki (mother; nee Sakuyo Kusunoki), Midori Iwasaki (stepmother; nee Midori Yamasaki), and Yoriki Iwasaki (father). His home address is listed as 2321 Oxford Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameTsutomu Iwasaki
Custodian Identification Number6856
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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