Yoso Kawasaki

Yoso Kawasaki

She was born on 27 August 1902. She was a storekeeper of the confectionery store Kawasaki Store which was located at 300 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Mohachi Kawasaki (husband), Shigeo Kawasaki (son), Yasunobu Kawasaki (son), Chiyoko Kawasaki (daughter), Tamako Kawasaki (daughter), and Emiko Kawasaki (daughter). Her home address is listed as 300 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameYoso Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number12909
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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