Rokutaro Hamanishi

Rokutaro Hamanishi

He was born on 08 January 1892. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Ken Hamanishi (mother; nee Ken Katayama), Rokusuke Hamanishi (father), Toku Hamanishi (wife; nee Toku Hamaguchi), Hiroshi Hamanishi (son), Tokuji Hamanishi (son) and Kiyoe Hamanishi (daughter). His home address is listed as Monkton Street, Steveston, BC. Wadhams, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.

Metadata

ForenameRokutaro
SurnameHamanishi
Regularized NameRokutaro Hamanishi
Custodian Identification Number9260
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC

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