12498: Jiro Oiye

12498: Jiro Oiye

Jiro Oiye

He was born on 1 April 1892. He was a salesman employed by Kelly, Douglas & Company, 367 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Take Oiye (mother), Koichiro Oiye [also listed as Hatsuma Oiye] (father), Sadako Oiye (wife; nee Sadako Komukai), Kazuo Oiye (son), Roy Shoji Oiye (son), Keiko Oiye (daughter), and Mana Oiye (child). His home address is listed as 661 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Hamilton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 April 1892
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Hamilton, ON
C-9415 (2324-2342)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12498
Name Jiro Oiye



12498: Jiro Oiye


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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