Iwawo Katsuno

Iwawo Katsuno

He was born on 28 April 1906. His name is also listed as Peter Iwawo Katsuno and Peter Katsuno. He was a Catholic priest. His family includes Nayo Katsuno (mother; nee Nayo Hirabayashi) and Fujitaro Katsuno (father). His home address is listed as 381 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sacred Heart Church, Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameIwawo Katsuno
Custodian Identification Number14088
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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