Hana Akai

Hana Akai

She was born on 9 October 1895. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kashiro Akai (husband), Terumi Akai (daughter), and Tsuyoshi Akai (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 58, Corner of Fourth Avenue and Richmond, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameHana Akai
Custodian Identification Number4538
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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