Hideo Edamura

Hideo Edamura

He was born on 25 March 1905. He was a millhand employed by BC Fir and Lumber. His family includes Sowa Edamura (mother; nee Sowa Tsuji), Kane Edamura (wife; nee Kane Nishikawa), Edward Edamura [also listed as Kenichi Edamura] (son), Jane Edamura [also listed as Hideko Edamura] (daughter). His home address is listed as 1372 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Alberta.


Regularized NameHideo Edamura
Custodian Identification Number10336
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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