Sansuke Kawamoto

Sansuke Kawamoto

He was born on 29 September 1885. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Yasu Kawamoto (mother), Kumataro Kawamoto (father), and Koto Kawamoto (wife; nee Koto Tanaka), and Tomoye Kawamoto (daughter). His home address is listed as 5th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameSansuke Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number8670
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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