Tatsuye Hikita

Tatsuye Hikita

He was born on 24 December 1878. He was a sawmill worker employed by Big Bay Labor Company, Georgetown, Prince Rupert, BC. His home address is listed as Big Bay Labor Company, Georgetown, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and New Denver, BC. He died at New Denver, BC on 24 April 1947.


Regularized NameTatsuye Hikita
Custodian Identification Number536
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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