1762: Fukuzo Ooka

1762: Fukuzo Ooka

Fukuzo Ooka

He was born on 7 May 1882. He was a gardener employed by St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shika Itano (mother), Seirokuro Ooka (father), Kishiko Ooka [also listed as Kishi Ooka] (wife; nee Kishioka Isoy or Kishioka Isoi or Kishi Isoy or Kishi Isoi), and Keiko Ooka (daughter). His home address is listed as 236 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Roseberry, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 07 May 1882
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Roseberry, BC
Reel
C-9324 (1097-1118)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1762
Name Fukuzo Ooka

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1762: Fukuzo Ooka

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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