Yaoki Obara

Yaoki Obara

He was born on 14 July 1881. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Maju Obara (wife; nee Maju Matsunaga), and Akiko Obara (daughter). His home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan BC and Vallican, BC.


Regularized NameYaoki Obara
Custodian Identification Number5566
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceVallican, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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