Masao Kawamoto

Masao Kawamoto

He was born on 20 February 1909. He was a farmer. His family includes Koto Kawamoto (mother; nee Koto Tanaka), Sansuke Kawamoto (father), and Hisako Kawamoto (wife). His home address is listed as Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMasao
SurnameKawamoto
Regularized NameMasao Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number7342
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceEast Lillooet, BC

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