Haruno Tokawa

Haruno Tokawa

She was born on 22 February 1919. She was a dressmaker employed by Mr. Sanimiya at 640 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Tsuru Tokawa (mother; nee Tsuru Yokoyama) and Inosuke Tokawa (father). Her home address is listed as 865 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC where she died on 8 December 1942.


Regularized NameHaruno Tokawa
Custodian Identification Number13073
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVancouver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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