Hiroyuki Asano

Hiroyuki Asano

He was born on 13 June 1915. He was a carpenter employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Nobu Asano (mother; nee Nobu Iwasaki), Rikizo Asano (father), and Toshimitsu Otomi (step-father). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. 737 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, ON.


Regularized NameHiroyuki Asano
Custodian Identification Number2845
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Fort William, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alice


Custodian Case Files (1)


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