Masaharu Hamano

Masaharu Hamano

He was born on 17 December 1891. He was a(n) worker employed by a bowling alley, Mr. Chappman, 1105 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Fugi Hamano (mother), Masanosuki Hamano (father), Hatsue Hamano (wife), and Kimiko Hamano (daughter). His home address is listed as 740 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC. 772 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameMasaharu Hamano
Custodian Identification Number9506
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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