13638: Hiroshi Asanuma

13638: Hiroshi Asanuma

Hiroshi Asanuma

He was born on 28 July 1885. He was a night watchman at 1685 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chikaye Asanuma (wife) and Miyoko Asanuma (daughter). His home address is listed as 522 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 July 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9424 (285-298)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13638
Name Hiroshi Asanuma



13638: Hiroshi Asanuma


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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