Masatsugu Hasegawa

Masatsugu Hasegawa

He was born on 12 May 1920. His name is also listed in the file as Peter Hasegawa. He was a store clerk employed by Great Northern Cannery, West Vancouver, BC. His family includes Matsu Hasegawa (mother; nee Matsu Kaneko) and Kintaro Hasegawa (father). His home address is listed as 4499 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. 4472 Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to 89 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameMasatsugu Hasegawa
Custodian Identification Number3213
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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