Sanjiro Hikida

Sanjiro Hikida

He was born on 3 October 1899. He was a rice mill worker. His family includes Suye Hikida, (wife), Hatsue Hikida (daughter), Yaeko Hikida (daughter), Shigu Hikida (son), and Toshio Hikida (son). 1810 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC and 467 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameSanjiro Hikida
Custodian Identification Number15029
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKelowna, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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