4968: Hatsutaro Okamoto

4968: Hatsutaro Okamoto

Hatsutaro Okamoto

He was born on 19 March 1882. He was a self-employed by fisherman. His family includes Chikuwo Okamoto (wife), Tamiko Okamoto (daughter), Seichi Okamoto (son), Tadaharu Okamoto (son), Yoshiko Okamoto (daughter), and Sachiko Okamoto (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 166, Colonial Cannery House No. 12, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB and Taber, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 March 1882
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Welling, AB
Taber, AB
Reel
C-9350 (529-654)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4968
Name Hatsutaro Okamoto

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4968: Hatsutaro Okamoto

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