Kayou Ochiai

Kayou Ochiai

She was born on 1 August 1920. She was a language teacher at the Japanese Language School located at 475 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Tsune Ochiai (mother; nee Tsune Kitagawa) and Shinzo Ochiai (father). Her home address is listed as 550 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKayou Ochiai
Custodian Identification Number13284
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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