Ichitaro Hamasaki

Ichitaro Hamasaki

He was born on 23 August 1887. He was a fisherman employed by Nelson Brothers, Prince Rupert, BC. His family includes Senkame Hamasaki (wife), Kazumasa Hamasaki (son), and Takeshi Hamasaki (son). His home address is listed as 947 2nd Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameIchitaro Hamasaki
Custodian Identification Number584
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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