Asano Kawata

Asano Kawata

She was born on 4 January 1895. She was a grocer. Her family includes Toyoshi Kawata (husband), and Ide Kawata (father). Her home address is listed as 2652 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameAsano Kawata
Custodian Identification Number10399
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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