2331: Kouyou Okihiro

2331: Kouyou Okihiro

Kouyou Okihiro

He was born on 20 May 1912. He was a mill hand employed by Mohawk Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Chise Okihiro (mother; nee Chise Sasaaki) and Masukichi Okihiro (father). His home address is listed as 148 East Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 May 1912
Nationality United States
Locations uprooted
Toronto, ON
C-9329 (233-242)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2331
Name Kouyou Okihiro



2331: Kouyou Okihiro


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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