4861: Kiichiro Hirota

4861: Kiichiro Hirota

Kiichiro Hirota

He was born on 2 January 1898. He was an elevator operator employed by Abbotsford Hotel, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Hiziro Hirota (father), Kikuya Hirota [also listed as Kikue Hirota] (wife; nee Kikuya Fujimura or Kikue Fujimura), Mashaki Hirota [also listed as Masaki Hirota] (son), Sho Hirota [also listed as Shoichi Hirota] (son), Talku Hirota [also listed as Teruko Hirota] (daughter), Tunako Hirota [also listed as Tsuneko Hirota] (daughter), and Yoshiko Hirota (daughter). His home address is listed as 575 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 January 1898
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Picture Butte, AB
Reel
C-9348 (1659-1664)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4861
Name Kiichiro Hirota

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4861: Kiichiro Hirota

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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