Shinjiro Hamanishi

Shinjiro Hamanishi

He was born on 18 May 1902. He was a net man employed by BC Packers Limited, Namu, BC. His family includes Kiyoko Hamanishi (wife; nee Kiyoko Kokawa), Chizuko Hamanishi (daughter), Keiko Hamanishi (daughter), Toshiko Hamanishi (daughter), Katsumi Hamanishi (son), Chino Hamanishi (mother; nee Chino Tabata), and Otokichi Hamanishi (father). His home address is listed as 366 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShinjiro
SurnameHamanishi
Regularized NameShinjiro Hamanishi
Custodian Identification Number9811
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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