Masayuki Hamanishi

Masayuki Hamanishi

He was born on 19 September 1909. He was a fisherman. His family includes Fumiko Hamanishi (wife; nee Fumiko Shirai), Jinnosuke Hamanishi (father), Miya Hamanishi (mother; nee Miya Nakata), Masatoshi Hamanishi (son), Edward Hamanishi [also listed as Kiyoshi Hamanishi] (son), and Kenneth Hamanishi [also listed as Fumio Hamanishi] (son). He lived in Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameMasayuki Hamanishi
Custodian Identification Number11695
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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