Kenji Hando

Kenji Hando

He was born on 16 May 1883. He was a sawmill worker employed by Fraser Mills Lumber Company. His family includes Istuka Hando (father) and Yui Hando (mother). He lived in Fraser Mills, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKenji Hando
Custodian Identification Number11820
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Fraser Mills


Custodian Case Files (1)


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