Hiroshi Kuwahara

Hiroshi Kuwahara

He was born on 29 March 1914. He was a store manager employed by Silk-O-Lina Company Limited, 730 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Setsu Kuwahara (mother; nee Setsu Matsubayashi), Sataro Kuwahara (father), and Keiko Kuwahara (wife; nee Keiko Sasaki). His home address is listed as No. 401, 504 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Calgary, AB.


Regularized NameHiroshi Kuwahara
Custodian Identification Number5101
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Calgary, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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