Masakazu Osawa

Masakazu Osawa

He was born on 4 September 1904. He worked as a whaler employed by Consolidated Whaling Co. in Victoria, BC. His family includes Tameichi Osawa (father), Henna Osawa (mother), Shizue Osawa (wife), Masako Osawa (daughter), and Shizuo Osawa (son). He lived at Box 136, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Buck, Shreiber, ON [possibly Schreiber, ON].

Metadata

ForenameMasakazu
SurnameOsawa
Regularized NameMasakazu Osawa
Custodian Identification Number1057
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceShreiber, ON
ResidenceSchreiber, ON

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