Haruko Hama

Haruko Hama

She was born on 15 April 1915. Her maiden name is Haruko Ohara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chiyo Ohara (mother; nee Chiyo Hama), Tonekichi Ohara (father), Saichi Hama (husband), Riyko Hama (daughter), Kaeru Hama (daughter), and Hideaki Hama (son). Her home address is listed as North Galiano, BC and P.O. Box 315, Phoenix Cannery, Dyke, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Starbuck, MB and Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHaruko
SurnameHama
Regularized NameHaruko Hama
Custodian Identification Number3394
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceStarbuck, MB
ResidenceTashme, BC

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