Masa Higano

Masa Higano

She was born on 1 December 1898. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kisa Higano (mother), Densaku Higano (father), and Denkichi Higano (husband). Her home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Merritt, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMasa
SurnameHigano
Regularized NameMasa Higano
Custodian Identification Number4730
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMerritt, BC

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Terminology

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