Seitaro Hama

Seitaro Hama

He was born on 17 February 1884. He was a logger employed by Ruskin Sawmills, BC. His family includes Kokichi Hama (father). His home address is listed as Upper Stave Lake, Stave Falls, BC. 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River, BC.


Regularized NameSeitaro Hama
Custodian Identification Number4081
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Thunder River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Stave Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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