12365: Kiyoo Onodera

12365: Kiyoo Onodera

Kiyoo Onodera

He was born on 10 December 1899. He was a sawmill worker employed by Royston Sawmill Company Limited. His family includes Jiyu Onodera (mother; nee Jiyu Chiba), Teiji Onodera (father), Haru Saito (common-law wife; nee Haru Yoneda), Winnie Saito [also listed as Chieko Saito] (step-daughter), George Saito [also listed as Shoji Saito] (step-son), Victoria Saito [also listed as Yukiko Saito] (step-daughter), Mary Saito [also listed as Takako Saito] (step-daughter), and Irene Saito [also listed as Tomiko Saito] (step-daughter). Rural Route No. 1, Cumberland, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 December 1899
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Raymond, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9415 (101-115)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12365
Name Kiyoo Onodera



12365: Kiyoo Onodera


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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