Shigezo Hamanishi

Shigezo Hamanishi

He lived at 1140 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC and died on 3 May 1941. People related to this file include Riyo Hamanishi (wife), Umeko Hamanishi (daughter), Nobuko Hamanishi (daughter), and Yoshio Hamanishi (son).


Regularized NameShigezo Hamanishi
Custodian Identification Number13671
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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