Hosei Higa

Hosei Higa

He was born on 10 March 1881. He was a section man employed by Great Northern Railway Company Vancouver, BC. His family includes Matsu Higa (wife). His home address is listed as 805 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek.


Regularized NameHosei Higa
Custodian Identification Number9892
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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