Shigeo Kawaguchi

Shigeo Kawaguchi

He was born on 5 May 1909. He was a logger employed by Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Itsuno Kawaguchi (mother; nee Itsuno Uenobu), Yukutaro Kawaguchi [possibly Ikutaro Kawaguchi] (father), Tsugino Kawaguchi (wife; nee Tsugino Matsukura), and Kazumi Ronnie (son). His home address is listed as Royston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Nelson, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShigeo
SurnameKawaguchi
Regularized NameShigeo Kawaguchi
Custodian Identification Number6486
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceNelson, BC

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