Kamekichi Kawashima

Kamekichi Kawashima

He was born on 19 October 1881. He was a self-employed strawberry grower. His family includes Kyo Kawashima (mother; nee Kyo Koresuye), Sakichi Kawashima (father), and Fusa Kawashima (wife; nee Fusa Hisanaga; deceased). His home address is listed as 214 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKamekichi Kawashima
Custodian Identification Number6062
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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