10856: Ken Oyama

10856: Ken Oyama

Ken Oyama

He was born on 8 January 1923. He was a student at Vancouver Technical School. His family includes Sadagisa Oyama (father) and Kaye Oyama (mother; nee Kaye Kikukawa). His home address is listed as 566 East Cordova Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 245 Shelbourne Street, Toronto Ontario.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 January 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Reel
C-9403 (2108-2123)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10856
Name Ken Oyama

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10856: Ken Oyama

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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