5278: Mosaburo Okano

5278: Mosaburo Okano

Mosaburo

He was born on 25 March 1892. He was born as Mosaburo Murakami and was adopted into the wife’s family. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Matsu Murakami (mother), Heiki Murakami (father), Tane Okano (wife), and Satoru Okano (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1 10th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Portage la Prairie, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 March 1892
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Reel
C-9354 (1738-1816)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5278
Name Mosaburo Okano

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5278: Mosaburo Okano

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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