Senkame Hamasaki

Senkame Hamasaki

She was born on 15 June 1888. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Ichitaro Hamasaki (husband), Takeshi Hamasaki (son), and Kazumasa Hamasaki (son). Her home address is listed as 947 2nd Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSenkame Hamasaki
Custodian Identification Number270
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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