5862: Kanako Oye

5862: Kanako Oye

Kanako Oye

She was born on 2 January 1919. She was a gardener employed by G. McKay, 405 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 02 January 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9362 (548-557)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5862
Name Kanako Oye

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Title

5862: Kanako Oye

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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