4724: Denkichi Higano

4724: Denkichi Higano

Denkichi Higano

He was born on 1 November 1890. He is also listed as Denshiro Higano. He was a logger employed by The Deep Bay Logging Company, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Tone Higano (mother), Dennai Higano (father), and Masa Higano (wife). His home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Merritt, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 November 1890
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Merritt, BC
Reel
C-9347 (1161-1181)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4724
Name Denkichi Higano

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4724: Denkichi Higano

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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