Ichiro Kawamoto

Ichiro Kawamoto

He was born on 8 November 1916. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Mills Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Kisa Kawamoto (mother; nee Kisa Tomino), and Chujiro Kawamoto (father). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, Ontario.


Regularized NameIchiro Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number8162
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Woodfibre


Custodian Case Files (1)


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