Eiji Hisanaga

Eiji Hisanaga

He was born on 11 November 1908. He is also listed as Eiji Hasanga. He was a self-employed masseur. His family includes Kura Hisanaga (mother; nee Kura Matsumoto), Minezo Hisanaga (father), Kiku Hisanaga (wife; nee Kiku Matsuzaki), and Toshio Hisanaga (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, Haney, BC. 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to High Bluff, MB.


Regularized NameEiji Hisanaga
Custodian Identification Number4790
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)High Bluff, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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