Nobuko Kawai

Nobuko Kawai

She was born on 03 October 1901. Her maiden name is Nobuko Yamada. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuji Yamada (mother; nee Tsuji Takemoto), Yoshisuki Yamada (father), Kanejiro Kawai (husband), Ted Kawai (son; also listed in the file as Tetsuo Kawai), Hannah Kawai (daughter), Jennie Kawai (daughter) and Jane Kawai (daughter). Her home address is listed as 310 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameNobuko Kawai
Custodian Identification Number9426
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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