Kiku Hisanaga

Kiku Hisanaga

She was born on 24 June 1916. She was a masseuse employed by her husband. Her family includes Eiji Hisanaga (husband), and Toshio Hisanaga (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, Haney, BC. 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to High Bluff, MB.


Regularized NameKiku Hisanaga
Custodian Identification Number4788
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)High Bluff, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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