Yonejiro Kawasaki

Yonejiro Kawasaki

He was born on 6 April 1886. He was a carpenter. His family includes Suye Kawasaki (wife; nee Suye Yokosaki), Eichi Kawasaki (son), and Hidekoo Kawasaki (daughter). Cassier Cannney, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Rosebery, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameYonejiro Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number14358
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceRosebery, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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