Kichizo Hama

Kichizo Hama

He was born on 9 December 1907. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kan Hama (mother), Kichitaro Hama (father), and Tsurue Hama (wife; in Japan). 727 Fraser Street, Prince Rupert, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River Camp, BC.


Regularized NameKichizo Hama
Custodian Identification Number15106
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Thunder River Camp, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Prince Rupert


Custodian Case Files (1)


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