Haruo Kawasoe

Haruo Kawasoe

He was born on 10 February 1916. He was a gardener employed by W.H. Brown, Esquimalt Road, Victoria, BC. His family includes Haru Kawasoe (mother; nee Haru Takai) and Munezo Kawasoe (father). His home address is listed as 1922 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Essex Camp, ON.


Regularized NameHaruo Kawasoe
Custodian Identification Number2026
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceEssex Camp, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames



Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.