Kamitaro Kawase

Kamitaro Kawase

He was born on 8 May 1873. He was a farmer. His family includes Fui Kawase (mother; nee Fui Takeyashi), Kametoro Kawase (father), Umeno Kawase (wife; nee Umeno Okaguchi), and Tadayaoshi Kawase (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hysop Ranch, Chase, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKamitaro
SurnameKawase
Regularized NameKamitaro Kawase
Custodian Identification Number14543
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceChase, BC

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Terminology

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