Kinoji Kawahara

Kinoji Kawahara

He was born on 15 April 1872. He was a gardener employed by A.F. Solly, Hampton Road, Hammond, BC. His family includes Chika Kawahara (mother; nee Chika Tanaka), Kyuzo Kawahara (father), Fusa Kawahara (wife; nee Fusa Tanaka; deceased), Takeji Kawahara (son; in Japan), and Chikano Konishi (daughter; nee Chikano Kawahara; in Japan). His home address is listed as Hampton Road, Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC where he died on 12 September 1942.


Regularized NameKinoji Kawahara
Custodian Identification Number12610
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Vancouver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Hammond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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