Susumu Kawaguchi

Susumu Kawaguchi

He was born on 7 June 1915. He was a plup mill worker employed by BC Pulp and Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Ikutare Kawaguchi (father) and Itsuro Kawaguchi (mother; nee Itsuro Minoru). His home address is listed as 1006 Seymore Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.


Regularized NameSusumu Kawaguchi
Custodian Identification Number10237
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Vernon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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