Rikimatsu Hama

Rikimatsu Hama

He was born on 6 June 1884. He was a fisherman. His family includes Tome Hama (wife; nee Tome Harada). His home address is listed as House No. 50, Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC. Porlier Pass, North Galiano, BC and 362 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameRikimatsu Hama
Custodian Identification Number1149
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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