Wasa Hirano

Wasa Hirano

She was born on 18 October 1894. Her maiden name is Wasa Ozawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kisa Ozawa (mother), Iseitaro Ozawa (father), Yoshitaro Hirano (husband), Kimiyo Hirano (daughter), Tamiko Hirano (daughter), Toshio Hirano (son), and George Hirano (son). Her home address is listed as 1149 Semlin Drive, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameWasa Hirano
Custodian Identification Number8566
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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