Yoshimasa Kawamoto

Yoshimasa Kawamoto

He was born on 8 January 1926. He was a student at Britannia High School. His family includes Masuyo Kawamoto (mother; nee Masuyo Tanehashi) and Koichi Kawamoto [also listed as Kaichi Kawamoto] (father). His home address is listed as 412 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and 332 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYoshimasa
SurnameKawamoto
Regularized NameYoshimasa Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number12944
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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Terminology

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