Richard Kuwabara

Richard Kuwabara

He was born on 29 February 1916. His name is also listed as Richard Hidematsu Kawabara. He was a logger employed by Pacific Shingle Company, Indian River, BC. His family includes Kina Kuwabara (mother; nee Kina Sakurada) and Eichi Kuwabara [also listed as Peter Kuwabara] (father). His home address is listed as 8859 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. Hillcrest, BC and Indian River, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameRichard
SurnameKuwabara
Regularized NameRichard Kuwabara
Custodian Identification Number3017
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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