The Hompa Buddhist Temple

The Hompa Buddhist Temple

The Hompa Buddhist Temple was located at 604 or 549 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. People related to this file include Riye Nakamura and Genya Ebatea, and Eikichi Kagetsu (director). The file also includes lists of names of the first directors of the temple and lists of people whose urns were in the care of the temple.


OrgNameThe Hompa Buddhist Temple
Custodian Identification Number12938


Custodian Case Files (1)


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