Ishimatsu Hatanaka

Ishimatsu Hatanaka

He was born on 15 March. He was a millhand employed by R. B. McLean Lumber Company. His family includes Matsu Hatanaka (wife; nee Matsu Koyama), Takashi Hatanaka [also listed as Takehisa Hatanaka] (son), Takehisa Hatanaka (son), Utaka Hatanaka (son), Minoru Hatanaka (son), and Yutaka Hatanaka (son). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameIshimatsu
SurnameHatanaka
Regularized NameIshimatsu Hatanaka
Custodian Identification Number11993
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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