Hanasaku Urasami

Hanasaku Urasami

He was born on 11 October 1877. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Tei Urasami (wife), Kiyoe Urasami (daughter), and Shigeo Urasami (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 53, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameHanasaku Urasami
Custodian Identification Number6296
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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