Tami Obata

Tami Obata

Mother of Roger Obata. Bird Commission case file number 1071. Custodian file number 1354. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_54_file_1071)
Obata was born on 13 April 1892. Her maiden name was Tami Ishiwata. At some point she began to use the name Mary Tami Obata. She was a rooming house proprietor. Her property was a two-story building with three stores on the ground floor and ten rooms on the second floor. Her family includes Yoshida Ishiwata (father; deceased at time of file), C. Sataro Obata (husband; deceased at time of file), and Roger Obata (son). Her home address is listed as 719 Third Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to 89 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto, ON and to 346 Merton Street, Toronto, ON. Her building with three stores and ten rooms, including contents, was seized and sold to James Harris Shriaberg of 144 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. Another of her properties was sold to Mrs. Lily Jackson nee Lily Harris. Her other listed seized property includes an R.C.A. Radio Gramaphone and household belongings.


Regularized NameTami Obata
Custodian Identification Number1354
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Prince Rupert


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