Hatsuko Higashi

Hatsuko Higashi

She was born on 5 February 1914. She was a receptionist at Dr. W.A. Richardson’s House, Union Bay, BC. Her family includes Tazu Higashi (mother; nee Tazu Fukai), and Shizuichi Higashi (father). Her home address is listed as Union Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameHatsuko Higashi
Custodian Identification Number5727
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Union Bay


Custodian Case Files (1)


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