Shigeo Kawahara

Shigeo Kawahara

He was born on 6 February 1922. He was a mill hand. His family includes Kuni Kawahara (mother; nee Kuni Fukumoto) and Koichi Kawahara (father). Woodfibre, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShigeo
SurnameKawahara
Regularized NameShigeo Kawahara
Custodian Identification Number13356
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceKelowna, BC

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