Masayoshi Kawahara

Masayoshi Kawahara

He was born on 9 August 1918. He was a millhand employed by Pacific Pine Lumber Company. His family includes Denji Kawahara (father) and Naka Kawahara (mother; nee Naka Oishi). He lived in New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taft, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMasayoshi
SurnameKawahara
Regularized NameMasayoshi Kawahara
Custodian Identification Number3317
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTaft, BC

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