Shotaro Hinatsu

Shotaro Hinatsu

He was born on 30 October 1894. He was a broker employed by Confederation Life Insurance Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Misako Hinatsu (wife; nee Misako Yoshii), and Sadako Hinatsu (daughter). His home address is listed as 1876 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameShotaro Hinatsu
Custodian Identification Number2413
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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