Gen Hama

Gen Hama

She was born on 2 January 1884. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yasumatsu Hama (husband), Mitsuko Miki (daughter; nee Mitsuko Hama), and Hideo Hama (son). Her home address is listed as 500 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameGen Hama
Custodian Identification Number9146
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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