Shizuko Hamasaki

Shizuko Hamasaki

She was born on 13 February 1921. Her name is also listed in the file as Amy Hamasaki. She was a cannery worker employed by Nelson Brothers Cannery, Prince Rupert, BC. Her family includes Senkawa Hamasaki (mother; nee Senkawa Mitsukubo) and Ichitaro Hamasaki (father). Her home address is listed as 947 2nd Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShizuko
SurnameHamasaki
Regularized NameShizuko Hamasaki
Custodian Identification Number582
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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