Koto Hamakawa

Koto Hamakawa

She was born on 4 July 1886. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yosokichi Hamakawa (husband; in Japan), Yaye Hamakawa (daughter), Yoichiro Hamakawa (son), Yoshio Hamakawa (son), Yosaburo Hamakawa (son), Yoshio Hamakawa (son). Her home address is listed as 944 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKoto Hamakawa
Custodian Identification Number12752
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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