Jimmy Sano

Jimmy Sano

He was born on 20 June 1919. He is also listed in the files as Harumi Sano. He was a truck driver employed by Maple Ridge Lumber Company, BC. His family includes Iwa Sano (mother; nee Iwa Hiratsuka), Senji Sano (father), Matsue Sano (wife; nee Matsue Matsumoto), Eric Sano [also listed as Eiji Sano] (son). His home address is listed as River Road, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameJimmy Sano
Custodian Identification Number6532
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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