Takeo Hamanishi

Takeo Hamanishi

He was born on 25 April 1905. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yas Hamanishi (mother), Fukumatsu Hamanishi (father), and Fusaye Hamanishi (wife; nee Fuse Hamaguchi). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 106, Sterr Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTakeo Hamanishi
Custodian Identification Number4462
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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