Jinsaburo Kawasaki

Jinsaburo Kawasaki

He was born on 14 March 1882. He was a logger employed by Mohawk Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Koto Kawasaki (mother), Kisakichi Kawasaki (father), and Tami Kawasaki (wife; nee Tami Yamada). His home address is listed as 108 10th Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameJinsaburo Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number7968
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceKaslo, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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