Kenzo Hama

Kenzo Hama

He was born on 30 June 1910. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Tatsu Hama (mother), Toshigusu Hama (father), Sayo Hama (wife; nee Sayo Yoshida), and Harumi Hama (daughter). His home address is listed as Deep Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKenzo Hama
Custodian Identification Number9206
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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