Jinsaku Hamanaka

Jinsaku Hamanaka

He was born on 05 May 1890. He was a self-employed rooming house proprietor. His family includes Chiyoe Hamanaka (wife), Masako Hamanaka (daughter), Minoru Hamanaka (son), and Kazuko Hamanaka (daughter). His home address is listed as 206 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameJinsaku Hamanaka
Custodian Identification Number3034
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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