Katsuji Hamanishi

Katsuji Hamanishi

He was born on 16 June 1914. He was a bookkeeper employed by Ucluelet Fishermen’s Co-op Assocation. His family includes Maya Hamanishi [possibly Miya Hamanishi] (mother), Jinnosuke Hamanishi (father), Yoshiko Hamanishi (wife), Katsumi Hamanishi [also listed as Katsume Hamanishi] (son). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Ucluelet Fishing Company, Ucluelet, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Cascade, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKatsuji
SurnameHamanishi
Regularized NameKatsuji Hamanishi
Custodian Identification Number7752
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceCascade, BC

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