Yazaemon Hikida

Yazaemon Hikida

He was born on 7 April 1890. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Shio Hikida (wife; nee Shio Hayashi), Masaharu Hikida (son) and Kiyoshi Hikita (son). He lived in Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameYazaemon Hikida
Custodian Identification Number3308
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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