Yasumatsu Hama

Yasumatsu Hama

He was born on 20 September 1880. He was a fisherman. His family includes Gen Hama (wife), Mitsuko Miki (daughter; nee Mitsuko Hama), and Hideo Hama (son). His home address is listed as 500 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameYasumatsu Hama
Custodian Identification Number3355
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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