Jitsuo Kawakami

Jitsuo Kawakami

He was born on 20 April 1905. He was a printer employed by Continental Newspaper. His family includes Kumano Kawakami (mother), Kenichiro Kawakami (father), Chitose Kawakami (wife; nee Chitose Yamaoka), Aiko Kawakami [also listed as Aiko Jane Kawakami] (daughter), Setsuko Kawakami [also listed as Setsuko Deanna] (daughter), and Hagime Kawakami (son). 620 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameJitsuo
SurnameKawakami
Regularized NameJitsuo Kawakami
Custodian Identification Number14171
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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