Eiji Kawano

Eiji Kawano

He was born on 7 November 1914. He was a waiter employed by B.F. Smith, Premier Mine, Premier, BC. His family includes Tsuji Kawano (mother; nee Tsuji Ezaki) and Torahiko Kawano (father). His home address is listed as 391 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Premier Mine, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameEiji Kawano
Custodian Identification Number2505
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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