Kazuo Kawabata

Kazuo Kawabata

He was born on 17 October 1920. He was employed by the Mayo Lumber Company, Paldi, BC. His family includes Tsugi Kawabata (mother; nee Tsugi Konatsu), and Tobe Kawabata (father). His home address is listed as 655 Duncan, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, ON.


Regularized NameKazuo Kawabata
Custodian Identification Number5825
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Fort William, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Duncan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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