1546: Kaichiro Hamaura

1546: Kaichiro Hamaura

Kaichiro Hamaura

Hamaura was born on 4 January 1888. He was a fisherman. His family includes Asano Hamaura (nee Asano Morinaga). His home address is listed as Quathiaski Cove, BC. 821 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address.He was forcibly uprooted to Lumby, BC, care of H.A Sigalet & Company Limited and to Vernon, BC. His listed seized property includes his property in Quathiaski Cove which was sold to Robert Lewis Hall, his boat, the “Acme K,” sold to John Ingraham, as well as household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 04 January 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lumby, BC
C-9321 (376-492)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1546
Name Kaichiro Hamaura
Not Before: 21 March 1942
Not After: 28 September 1950



1546: Kaichiro Hamaura


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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