Masaharu Hikida

Masaharu Hikida

Bird Commission case file number 664. Custodian file number 4970. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_32_file_0664)
He was born on 9 October 1916. He was a self-employed fisherman and farmer. His family includes Shio Hikida (mother; nee Shio Hayashi), Yazaemon Hikida (father), and Sadako Hikida (wife), and Nobue Hikida (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 69, 129 Garry Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameMasaharu Hikida
Custodian Identification Number4970
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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