Kinichi Kuwabara

Kinichi Kuwabara

He was born on 1 June 1893. He was a sawmill hand employed by Sproat Lake Lumber Company Limited, Sproat Lake, BC. His family includes Katsuno Kuwabara (mother; nee Katsuno Doi), Tsuru Kuwabara (wife), Kinuko Kuwabara (daughter), and Stephen Kuwabara (son). His home address is listed as Sproat Lake, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKinichi Kuwabara
Custodian Identification Number6463
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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