Tsuneki Hirano

Tsuneki Hirano

He was born on 20 March 1886. He was a millworker employed by Pacific Lumber Company. His family includes Sachi Hirano (wife; nee Sachi Matsunaga), Heijiro Hirano (father), Maki Hirano (mother; nee Maki Sato), Sakae Sakaki (daughter; nee Sakae Hirano), Fuyu Taniguchi (daughter; nee Fuyu Hirano). His home address is listed as 1063 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameTsuneki Hirano
Custodian Identification Number11462
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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