640: Minoru Hamano

640: Minoru Hamano

Minoru Hamano

He was born on 03 June 1917. He was a fisherman employed by Claxton Cannery, BC Packers, Skeena, BC. His family includes Hama Hamano (mother; nee Hama Mamamoto), Shoemon Hamano (father), Haruko Hamano (wife; nee Haruko Usui), and Misako Hamano (daughter). His home address is listed as Claxton Cannery, Skeena, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan CIty, BC and Iron Springs, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 June 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Ity, BC
Iron Springs, AB
Reel
C-9309 (735-753)
Type Person
Custodian Number 640
Name Minoru Hamano
Dates
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 05 September 1947

Metadata

Title

640: Minoru Hamano

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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