5911: Moritaro Okano

5911: Moritaro Okano

Moritaro Okano

He was born on 1 December 1891. He was a fisherman employed by Nelson Bros. Cannery, Prince Rupert, BC. His family includes Masako Okano (wife; Masako Murakami). His home address is listed as Nelson Bros, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Yard Creek Camp, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 December 1891
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Yard Creek Camp, BC
Reel
C-9362 (1210-1222)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5911
Name Moritaro Okano

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5911: Moritaro Okano

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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