Melvan Kawano

Melvan Kawano

He was born on 14 November 1919. His name is also listed as Melvan Masanori Kawano. He was a mill hand. His family includes Hatsuyo Kawano (mother; nee Hatsuyo Tanaka) and Hidenosuke Kawano (father). Hammond, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMelvan
SurnameKawano
Regularized NameMelvan Kawano
Custodian Identification Number13278
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVernon, BC

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