Tome Hikida

Tome Hikida

She was born on 15 April 1911. Her maiden name is Tome Nakagawa, also listed as Tamiye Nakagawa on her fatherʼs file. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kumakichi Nakagawa (father), Gengo Hikida (husband), Hideko Hikida [also listed as Joan Hikida] (daughter), Terry Hikida [also listed as Takeo Hikida] (son), and Misako Hikida (daughter). Her home address is listed as 875 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and Monte Lake, BC.


Regularized NameTome Hikida
Custodian Identification Number9371
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Monte Lake, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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