Sengaro Hisaoka

Sengaro Hisaoka

He was born on 15 May 1882. His name may be Sengoro Hisaoka. He was a carpenter. His family includes Mitsutaro Hisaoka (father) and Hama Hisaoka (wife; nee Hama Kawamura; in Japan). 3396 Napier Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Donald, BC.


Regularized NameSengaro Hisaoka
Custodian Identification Number15519
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Donald, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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