Yasuke Hasegawa

Yasuke Hasegawa

He was born on 15 January 1882 or January 11 1882. He was a self-employed cleaner and presser. His family includes Waka Hasegawa (wife; nee Waka Oizuru), Toshiko Hasegawa (daughter), Ayako Hasegawa (daughter), George Hasegawa (son), and Yasuo Hasegawa (son). His home address is listed as 828 Mason Street, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameYasuke Hasegawa
Custodian Identification Number785
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Victoria


Custodian Case Files (1)


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