Shigeru Kawasaki

Shigeru Kawasaki

He was born on 18 June 1898. He was a millhand employed by Alberta Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tomo Kawasaki (wife), Masashi Kawasaki (son), Kumiko Kawasaki (daughter), and Chizuko Kawasaki (daughter). His home address is listed as 1889 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameShigeru Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number8600
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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