Sugimatsu Hirano

Sugimatsu Hirano

He was born on 1 June 872. His family includes Koma Hirano (wife; nee Koma Matsuda), Ke Hirano (son), Tsuyoshi Hirano [possibly Tuyoshi Hirano] (son), and Yoriko Hirano (daughter). His home address is listed as Ganges, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Birmingham, AB.

Metadata

ForenameSugimatsu
SurnameHirano
Regularized NameSugimatsu Hirano
Custodian Identification Number5489
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceBirmingham, AB

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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