Kentaro Hamanishi

Kentaro Hamanishi

He was born on 11 September 1922. He was a fisherman employed by Wadhams Cannery, Wadhams, BC. His family includes Toku Hamanishi (mother; nee Toku Hamaguchi) and Rokutaro Hamanishi (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 160, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameKentaro Hamanishi
Custodian Identification Number4499
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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