|Birth:||5 March 1910|
|Death:||fl.1 April 2020|
Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
|Age:||110 years, 27+ days|
Kawabata was born in Japan on 5 March 1910. In September 2019, he was reported as the oldest living man in Kyoto Prefecture. In April 2020, he was reported as the oldest living person in Kyoto City, after Mineno Ueda went to limbo.
Kawabata lived in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. He was last reported alive on 1 April 2020, at the age of 110 years, 27 days. On 1 July 2020, he went to limbo, since the oldest living person in Kyoto City was reported to be Nui Hashimoto (born April 1910).