Sue Kawabe

Sue Kawabe

She was born on 3 January 1900. Her maiden name is Sue Usukawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yasu Usukawa (mother; nee Yasu Oyama), Hisaka Usukawa (father), Tomoki Kawabe (husband), Shizuko Kawabe [possibly Sitsuko Kawabe] (daughter), and Dai Kawabe (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 162, Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSue
SurnameKawabe
Regularized NameSue Kawabe
Custodian Identification Number6127
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC

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