Hikotaro Wakabayashi

Hikotaro Wakabayashi

He was born on 25 May 1898. He was a mill worker employed by Robertson and Hackett. His family includes Hana Wakabayashi [also listed as Hama Wakabayashi] (wife; nee Hana Fujiwara) and Hikoichi Wakabayashi (son). 347 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameHikotaro Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number13648
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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