2222: Thomas Hatanaka

2222: Thomas Hatanaka

Thomas Hatanaka

He was born on 30 September 1922. His name is also listed as Thomas Tamoto Hatanaka. He was a cleaner employed by his mother. His family includes Hisao Hatanaka (mother). His home address is listed as 525 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 30 September 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Toronto, ON
C-9327 (2484-2489)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2222
Name Thomas Hatanaka



2222: Thomas Hatanaka


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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