Kiku Kawasaki

Kiku Kawasaki

She was born on 25 February 1912. Her maiden name is Kiku Matsumoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masu Matsumoto (mother; nee Masu Sakai), Tomekichi Matsumoto (father), Sanjiro Kawasaki (husband) and Ichiro Kawasaki (son). Her home address is listed as 1027 Quebec Street, New Westminster, BC. Kelowna, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKiku Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number15165
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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