Yaeko Kawasaki

Yaeko Kawasaki

She was born on 21 February 1915. Her maiden name is Yaeko Sosawa, Ethel Sosawa, or Ethel Yaeko Sosawa.. Her name is also listed as Ethel Kawasaki and Ethel Yaeko Kawasaki. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shino Sosawa (mother), Kiichiro Sosawa (father), Michio Kawasaki (husband), and Setsuko Kawasaki (daughter). Her home address is listed as Pender Harbour, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameYaeko Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number2564
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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