Shozo Kawata

Shozo Kawata

He was born on 23 January 1903. He was a mill hand employed by Robertson & Haggert. His family includes Yukiko Kawata (wife; nee Yukiko Uki), Kazuo Kawata (son), Kiyoshi Kawata (son) and Reiko Kawata (daughter). His home address is listed as 1616 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameShozo Kawata
Custodian Identification Number11671
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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