Masaki Kawashima

Masaki Kawashima

He was born on 25 January 1899. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Kumai Kawashima (mother), Ushiyo Kawashima (father), and Takiwo Kawashima [also listed as Takio Kawashima] (wife). His home address is listed as 130 Fourth Avenue West, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Rogers, BC.


Regularized NameMasaki Kawashima
Custodian Identification Number4885
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceRogers, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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