1971: Tsuruichi Oike

1971: Tsuruichi Oike

Tsuruichi Oike

He was born on 2 September 1885. He was a fish buyer for National Fish Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Suyeno Oike (wife; nee Suyeno Makino), Kanae Oike (daughter), Toshikazu Oike (son), and Hideko Oike (daughter). His home address is listed as 456 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC, Rosebery, BC, and Montreal, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 September 1885
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Rosebery, BC
Montreal, QC
C-9326 (356-397)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1971
Name Tsuruichi Oike



1971: Tsuruichi Oike


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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