Yutetsu Kawamura

Yutetsu Kawamura

He was born on 15 March 1908. He was a minister employed by Maple Ridge Buddhist Mission. His family includes Suzuro Kawamura (mother), Yutetsu Kawamura (father), Yoneko Kawamura (wife), Yukiko Kawamura (daughter; also spelled Yukeko), Leslie Kawamura (daughter), Kathleen Kawamura (daughter), and Jerry Kawamura (son). His home address is listed as 2583 Trunk Road, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameYutetsu Kawamura
Custodian Identification Number5163
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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