Gisaku Serizawa

Gisaku Serizawa

He was born on 03 October 1885. He was a rooming house keeper. His family includes Tatsu Serizawa (wife), Seiji Serizawa (son), Yoshitaro Serizawa (son), and Kazue Serizawa (son), and Minoru Serizawa (son). His home address is listed as 77 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameGisaku Serizawa
Custodian Identification Number10691
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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