3281: Kumanosuke Okano

3281: Kumanosuke Okano

Kumanosuke Okano

He was born on 20 August 1873. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Riyo Okano (wife; nee Riyo Kimura). His home address is listed as Ganges, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magrath, AB. He died at Cardston, AB on 5 November 1949.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 August 1873
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Magrath, AB
Reel
C-9334 (1143-1213)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3281
Name Kumanosuke Okano

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3281: Kumanosuke Okano

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Metadata Author: Karlene Ooto-Stubbs
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