Haruko Homma

Haruko Homma

She was born on 25 January 1899. Her maiden name is Haruko Sato. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sakijiro Sato (father), Susumu Homma (husband), Akiko Homma (daughter), Hisako Homma (daughter), and Tatsuke Homma (daughter). Her home address is listed as North Pacific Cannery, Skeena River, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameHaruko Homma
Custodian Identification Number596
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Skeena River


Custodian Case Files (1)


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