Masao Kawabata

Masao Kawabata

He was born on 14 September 1922. He was a farmer. His family includes Sayono Kawabata (mother; nee Sayono Tamaki) and Bunjiro Kawabata (father). His home address is listed as 684 Railway Avenue, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameMasao
SurnameKawabata
Regularized NameMasao Kawabata
Custodian Identification Number2449
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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