Sanjiro Kawasaki

Sanjiro Kawasaki

He was born on 28 December 1900. He was a mill hand employed by P. Bain’s saw mill, Queensborough. His family includes Ishi Kawasaki (mother), Yasukichi Kawasaki (father), Kiku Kawasaki (wife; nee Kiku Matsumoto), and Ichiro Kawasaki (son). His home address is listed as 1027 Quebec Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameSanjiro
SurnameKawasaki
Regularized NameSanjiro Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number15174
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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