Magasaku Horio

Magasaku Horio

He was born on 20 September 1889. He was a cook employed by Gordon Stewart, Glacier Creek, YT. His family includes Saye Horio (mother; nee Saye Ohba), Magoyem Horio (father), Lilly Horio (wife; nee Lilly Wiznowich; deceased), Maggie Horio (daughter) and Arther Horio (son). His home address is listed as 259 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Diamond City, AB.


Regularized NameMagasaku Horio
Custodian Identification Number1911
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Diamond City, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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