Hikokazu Matsuyama

Hikokazu Matsuyama

He was born on 24 February 1924. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Mika Matsuyama (mother; nee Mika Watanabe) and Tomekichi Matsuyama [possibly Tomehichi Matsuyama] (father). His home address is listed as 56 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Woodfibre, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameHikokazu Matsuyama
Custodian Identification Number7885
ResidenceHamilton, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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