3076: Masajiro Honkawa

3076: Masajiro Honkawa

Masajiro Honkawa

He was born on 25 March 1894. He was a self-employed fisherman and a carpenter. His family includes Ume Honkawa (wife), Yoshio Honkawa (son), Nobuko Honkawa (daughter), Tomiko Honkawa (daughter), Masako Honkawa (daughter), Etsuko Honkawa (daughter), Yaeko Honkawa (daughter) and Fumiko Honkawa (daughter). His home address is listed as North Pacific Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC; Slocan Extension, BC; and 10 Stuart Street, London, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 March 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Vancouver, BC
Slocan Extension, BC
London, ON
Reel
C-9333 (953-1015)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3076
Name Masajiro Honkawa

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3076: Masajiro Honkawa

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