Hiko Hamada

Hiko Hamada

He was born on 3 April 1905. He was a millhand employed by Cedar Cove Sash & Door Company. His family includes Mankichi Hamada (father), Yachio Hamada (mother), Hanako Hamada (wife; nee Hanako Abe), Jun Hamada (son), Maki Hamada (son), and Gen Hamada (son). His home address is listed as 1616 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHiko Hamada
Custodian Identification Number12076
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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