Denkichi Higano

Denkichi Higano

He was born on 1 November 1890. He is also listed as Denshiro Higano. He was a logger employed by The Deep Bay Logging Company, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Tone Higano (mother), Dennai Higano (father), and Masa Higano (wife). His home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Merritt, BC.


Regularized NameDenkichi Higano
Custodian Identification Number4724
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMerritt, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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