Tetsuo Iwata

Tetsuo Iwata

He was born on 11 December 1925. He was a student at Grandview High School. His family includes Tozo Iwata (father), Harse Iwata (mother; nee Harse Yamamoto). His home address is listed as 176 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTetsuo
SurnameIwata
Regularized NameTetsuo Iwata
Custodian Identification Number10910
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC

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Terminology

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