Ken Shirakawa

Ken Shirakawa

He was born on 17 June 1925. He is also known as Kenneth Shirakawa. He was a student studied at Vancouver Technical School, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Sakiye Shirakawa (mother; nee Sakiye Isoda), and Raiichi Shirakawa (father). His home address is listed as 172 Pandora Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC.


Regularized NameKen Shirakawa
Custodian Identification Number8399
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Princeton, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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