Seiji Obukuro

Seiji Obukuro

He was born on 24 April 1901. He was a logger employed by Fanning & Dryberg Logging Company. His family includes Taki Obukuro (mother; nee Taki Yamazaki), Nutsugo Obukuro (father), Shimako Obukuro (wife; Shimako Takao), Akitsugu Obukuro [also listed as Dick Obukuro] (son), Kazuhide Obukuro (son), and Shihoko Obukuro (daughter). His home address is listed as 438 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSeiji Obukuro
Custodian Identification Number11910
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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