15519: Sengaro Hisaoka

15519: Sengaro Hisaoka

Sengaro Hisaoka

He was born on 15 May 1882. His name may be Sengoro Hisaoka. He was a carpenter. His family includes Mitsutaro Hisaoka (father) and Hama Hisaoka (wife; nee Hama Kawamura; in Japan). 3396 Napier Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Donald, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 May 1882
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Donald, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9431 (1542-1543)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15519
Name Sengaro Hisaoka



15519: Sengaro Hisaoka


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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