Chiyoe Hamanaka

Chiyoe Hamanaka

She was born on 29 November 1896. She was a housewife. Her family includes Jinsaku Hamanaka (husband), Chiyoye Hamanaka (mother; nee Chiyoye Hamaji), Masako Hamanaka (daughter), Minoru Hamanaka (son), and Kazuko Hamanaka (daughter). Her home address is listed as 206 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoe Hamanaka
Custodian Identification Number10787
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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