Senmatsu Hamaguchi

Senmatsu Hamaguchi

He was born on 10 November 1900. He was a logger employed by Highland Logging Company. His family includes Hajime Hamaguchi (wife; nee Hajime Kawakami; in Japan), Kameji Hamaguchi (father), Kie Hamaguchi (mother), Hatsuko Hamaguchi (daughter; in Japan). He lived in O’Brien Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSenmatsu Hamaguchi
Custodian Identification Number11693
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)O’Brien Bay


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