Masaki Kawano

Masaki Kawano

He was born on 8 April 1893. His family includes Kumataro Kawano (father; deceased), Nobu Kawano (mother; deceased), Kazuo Kawano (wife; deceased), Teruko Otani (daughter; nee Teruko Kawano), Masako Shinde (daughter; nee Masako Kawano), Nobuyoshi Kawano (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 156 Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and was exiled to Japan in June 1946. .


Regularized NameMasaki Kawano
Custodian Identification Number984_xi
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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