Kiyozo Oda

Kiyozo Oda

He was born on 16 April 1893. He was a Carpenter employed by Mr. T. Nakamoto, Union Boat Wharf, Coal Harbour, BC. His family includes Kikue Oda (wife), Yayoi Oda (daughter), Kazuki Oda (daughter), Yuzuru Oda (son), Toru Oda (son), Hazue Oda (daughter) and Mutsumi Oda (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 50, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameKiyozo Oda
Custodian Identification Number705
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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