Chiyoko Hamada

Chiyoko Hamada

She was born on 24 February 1910. Her maiden name is Chiyoko Murakami. She was a farmer. Her family includes Tsunetaro Murakami (father), Reiji Hamada (husband), Hiroshi Hamada (son), Satoshi Hamada (son), and Setsuko Hamada (daughter). Her home address is listed as 439 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoko Hamada
Custodian Identification Number12246
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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