Kikumatsu Hama

Kikumatsu Hama

He was born on March 1884. He was a fisherman employed by Cassiar Cannery Company Limited, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Okichi Hama [possibly Akichi Hama] (mother), and Kichigoro Hama (father). His home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Solsqua, BC.


Regularized NameKikumatsu Hama
Custodian Identification Number3538
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Solsqua, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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