Shichii Hirano

Shichii Hirano

He was born on 7 July 1899. He was a farmer. His family includes Yataro Hirano (father, Kiku Hirano (mother; nee Kiku Nomura), Yoko Hirano (wife; nee Yoko Nagahama; in Japan). He lived at R.R. #2 Kelowna, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 24 December, 1946.


Regularized NameShichii Hirano
Custodian Identification Number15704
NationalityJapanese National
Residence (before uprooting)Kelowna
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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