Heiichiro Wakita

Heiichiro Wakita

He was born on 27 January 1921. He was a fisherman who worked with his father. His family includes Nobu Wakita (mother; nee Nobu Noda) and Yoshigusu Wakita (father). His home address is listed as 201 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ontario.


Regularized NameHeiichiro Wakita
Custodian Identification Number293
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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