Hisano Sano

Hisano Sano

She was born on 1 May 1894. Her maiden name is Hisano Moka. Her previous married names are Hisano Nishimura and Hisano Sukizaiyu. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fuji Moka (mother), Kyuroku Moka (father), Sukizaiyu Iwabuchi (former husband), Jujiro Sano (former husband), Sankichi Uyeda (common-law husband), Hisao Sano (son), Taeko Sano (daughter), and Emiko Sano (daughter). Her home address is listed as 226 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameHisano Sano
Custodian Identification Number13297
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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