Chiyoko Kawahara

Chiyoko Kawahara

Kawahara was born on 20 June 1923. She did housework at Duncan, BC. Her family includes Shigiri Kawahara (mother; nee Shigiri Tokahara) and Ghiha Kawahara (father). Her home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.

Metadata

ForenameChiyoko
SurnameKawahara
Regularized NameChiyoko Kawahara
Custodian Identification Number1579
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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