KAWAHARA(1-2) was born in 1888 in Japan.(3) He immigrated about 1905.(4-5) He appeared in the census in 1910 in Santa Clara, Huerfano, Colorado where he was living as a “boarder” and working as a coal miner.(5) Kawahara appeared in the census in 1920 in Lincoln County, Wyoming where he was living with Mr. K. Sugari and Kawahara was working as a coal miner.(4) He died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 at the age of 35 in Frontier, Lincoln, Wyoming.(3,6) He was buried on 16 August 1923 in Kemmerer.(3,6) He was single.(3-4)
1. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
2. Sneddon Robert T. Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year: 1923; report, 1923; , Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
3. Eino Kari, death certificate file no. 1476 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
4. 1920, , population schedule, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 5, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 58, K. Kawahara; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online digital 18 July 2011); Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch..
5. 1930 United States Federal Census, US Federal; Year: 1910; Census Place: Santa Clara, Huerfano, Colorado; Roll: T624_120; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0085; FHL microfilm: 1374133, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls., Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
6. Lincoln County Historical Societies (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), Lincoln County Historical Societies, , online digital (: online 11 March 2018), K Kawahara.