Fumiko Hamasaki

Fumiko Hamasaki

She was born on 18 August 1922. She also went by Fumiko Evelyn Hamasaki. She was a cannery worker employed by Nelson Cannery, Prince Rupert, BC. Her family includes Senkame Hamasaki (mother; nee Senkame Matsukugo) and Ichitaro Hamasaki (father). Her home address is listed as 947 2nd Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameFumiko Hamasaki
Custodian Identification Number371
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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