6049: Tosuo Ohama

6049: Tosuo Ohama

Tosuo Ohama

He was born on 17 November 1908. He was a self-employed farmer and horseman. His family includes Kimi Ohama (mother; nee Kimi Inouye), Kinji Ohama (father), Mary Harue Ohama (wife; nee Mary Harue Hiji), June Hanae Ohama (daughter), and Kathleen Hanako Ohama (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1 New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB and Raymond, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 November 1908
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Coaldale, AB
Raymond, AB
C-9363 (2212-2231)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6049
Name Tosuo Ohama



6049: Tosuo Ohama


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