Chikae Kawahara

Chikae Kawahara

She was born on 5 March 1909. Her maiden name is Chikae Hashimura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hisano Hashimura (mother), Eizo Hashimura (father), Zenji Kawahara (husband), Miyoshi Kawahara (daughter), Shoji Kawahara (son), Tokio Kawahara (son), Reiko Kawahara (daughter), and Kazuko Kawahara (daughter). Her home address is listed as Paldi, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameChikae Kawahara
Custodian Identification Number8029
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Paldi


Custodian Case Files (1)


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