Kin Hisaoka

Kin Hisaoka

She was born on 23 October 1893. Her maiden name is Kin Hirashima. She was a housewife. Her family includes Asa Hirashima (mother; nee Asa Iwaihara), Torakichi Hirashima (father), Ichirohe Hisaoka (husband), Isamu Hisaoka (son; deceased), Jiro Hisaoka (son), Haruo Hisaoka (son), Kimiko Hisaoka (daughter), Shizuka Akune (daughter; nee Shizuka Hisaoka), Fujiko Okamura (daughter; nee Fujiko Hisaoka), Michie Hisaoka (daughter), and Kenichi Hisaoka (son). Her home address is listed as Dewdney Trunk Road, Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKin Hisaoka
Custodian Identification Number5540
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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