Ryota Kawasaki

Ryota Kawasaki

He was born on 23 May 1914. He was a millhand and carpenter in Steveston, BC. His family includes Maki Kawasaki (mother; nee Maki Muramoto) and Shigotara Kawasaki (father). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Red Gap, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameRyota Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number3131
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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