5860: Sayoko Oye

5860: Sayoko Oye

Sayoko Oye

She was born on 1 January 1924. She was a cannery worker employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Tomi Oye (mother; nee Tomi Teranishi), and Masakichi Oye (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 405, 58 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 01 January 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9362 (540-543)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5860
Name Sayoko Oye

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5860: Sayoko Oye

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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