Iwajiro Yoshikawa

Iwajiro Yoshikawa

He was born on 5 October 1903. He was a sawmill hand. His family includes Koma Yoshikawa (mother; nee Koma Yusui), Mitsuye Yoshikawa (wife; nee Mitsuye Teramura), Tomaye Yoshikawa [also listed Tomaye Dorothy Yoshikawa] (daughter), and Mary Yoshikawa [also listed as Mary Miwako Yoshikawa] (daughter). Port Alberni, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Salmon Arm, BC and Skimikin, BC.

Metadata

ForenameIwajiro
SurnameYoshikawa
Regularized NameIwajiro Yoshikawa
Custodian Identification Number13776
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSalmon Arm, BC
ResidenceSkimikin, BC

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Terminology

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