6912: Hifumi Ando

6912: Hifumi Ando

Hifumi Ando

He was born on 18 March 1901. He was a mill hand employed by Timberland Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Koto Ando (mother; nee Koto Ishitani), Utako Ando (wife; nee Utako Kawasaki), Eddie Ando (son), and Hiroko Ando (daughter). His home address is listed as 631-6th Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taylor Lake, Clinton, BC, Turin, AB, and Merritt, BC. His listed seized property includes his vehicle, a 1929 Chevrolet Coupe, as well as a baby buggy, wagon, high chair, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 March 1901
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Clinton, BC
Turin, AB
Merritt, BC
C-9370 (238-263)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6912
Name Hifumi Ando
Not Before: 01 May 1942
Not After: 17 February 1947



6912: Hifumi Ando


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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