1650: Juhei Ono

1650: Juhei Ono

Juhei Ono

He was born on 23 April 1893. He was a fisherman employed by J.H. Todd & Sons, Victoria, BC. His family includes Rito Ono (wife), Kiyoshi Ono (son; born on 28 June 1935), Shizue Ono (daughter; born on 12 May 1927), Takeshi Ono (son; born on 05 May 1932; in Japan). He lived at Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946. His listed seized property includes a boat house in Skeena River, BC built on cannery property; a gasboat, the “Asahi”; a radio; fishing equipment; household belongings; a tub of “Japanese miso”, a tub of pickles, sacks of rice, shoyu sauce, and other food; a sewing machine; a camera; “Japanese flag paper”; and “Japanese records”.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 April 1893
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
Skeena River
C-9322 (1428-1463)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1650
Name Juhei Ono
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 18 October 1946



1650: Juhei Ono


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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