Shigeru Kawaguchi

Shigeru Kawaguchi

He was born on 4 July 1913. He was a fisherman. His family includes Tome Kawaguchi (mother; nee Tome Shiba), Shinzo Kawaguchi [possibly Shizo Kawaguchi] (father), and Tomiko Kawaguchi (wife; nee Tomiko Tanigami). Knight Inlet Cannery, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameShigeru Kawaguchi
Custodian Identification Number15302
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Knight Inlet Cannery


Custodian Case Files (1)


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