Kichizo Hamasaki

Kichizo Hamasaki

He was born on 2 January 1901. He was a pulp mill worker. His family includes Sato Hamasaki (wife) and Kazuo Hmasaki (daughter). Ocean Falls, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Magrath, AB and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameKichizo Hamasaki
Custodian Identification Number15517
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMagrath, AB
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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