Masako Aoki

Masako Aoki

She was born on 30 October 1896. Her maiden name is Masako Oyatsu. She was a school teacher employed by the Japanese School at 1934 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Roku Oyatsu (mother; nee Roku Soma), Tomozo Oyatsu (father), Sadayoshi Aoki (husband), Hideko Aoki (daughter), Haruo Aoki (son), and Michiko Aoki (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1934 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameMasako Aoki
Custodian Identification Number14296
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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