Katsumi Hamaguchi

Katsumi Hamaguchi

He was born on 17 September 1919. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Nara Hamaguchi (mother; nee Nara Iwasaki). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 106, 2nd Avenue, Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameKatsumi Hamaguchi
Custodian Identification Number5948
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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