Torazo Iwasaki

Torazo Iwasaki

He was born on 15 April 1880. He was a self employed fisherman and farmer. His family includes Fuku Iwasaki (wife; nee Fuku Shiokawa), Torao Iwasaki (son) and Tsuruko Iwasaki (daughter). His home address is listed as Ganges, BC. 139 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTorazo
SurnameIwasaki
Regularized NameTorazo Iwasaki
Custodian Identification Number3271
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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Terminology

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