1977: Jutaro Obayashi

1977: Jutaro Obayashi

Jutaro Obayashi

He was born on 15 February 1872. He was a fisherman employed by West Coast Fishing Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Asano Obayashi (wife), Hatsuzo Obayashi (son), and Teruko Obayashi (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Chapleau, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 February 1872
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Chapleau, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9326 (455-469)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1977
Name Jutaro Obayashi



1977: Jutaro Obayashi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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