Kazuo Kajiwara

Kazuo Kajiwara

He was born 2 May 1902. He was a fisherman. His family includes Chiyono Kajiwara (mother; nee Chiyono Shishido), Hyozo Kajiwara (father), Tsurinyo Shishida (step-father), Chiyo Kajiwara (wife; nee Chiyo Uwatte), Mitsuru Kajiwara (son), and Ken Kajiwara (son). His home address is listed as Lower-Capilano, North Vancouver, BC. and 21 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameKazuo Kajiwara
Custodian Identification Number7033
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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