Masame Hagino

Masame Hagino

He was born on 5 August 1917. His name is also listed as Sam Hagino. He was a dry cleaner employed by Kimono Cleaners, 2085 Yew Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Talyo Kometane (mother) and Rengo Hagino (father). His home address is listed as 2252 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON


Regularized NameMasame Hagino
Custodian Identification Number2334
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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