Toshimi Ochiai

Toshimi Ochiai

She was born on 8 October 1921. She was a student at Yamataya Dressmaking School 259 Hastings Street, Vancouver BC. Her family includes Ikushi Ochiai (father) and Asae Ochiai (mother; nee Asae Kadoya). Her home address is listed as 306 Alexander Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameToshimi Ochiai
Custodian Identification Number9985
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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