Noboru Kawahara

Noboru Kawahara

He was born on 16 October 1903. He was a self-employed fish merchant. His family includes Takejiro Kawahara (father), Matsue Kawahara (mother), Sumano Kawahara (wife; nee Sumano Kinoshita), Kazumi Kawahara (son) and Futae Kawahara (daughter). He lived in Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameNoboru Kawahara
Custodian Identification Number11886
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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