Masayoshi Ogura

Masayoshi Ogura

He was born on 20 December 1920. He was a millhand employed by Thurston-Flavelle Lumber, Port Moody, BC. His family includes Yae Morita (mother) and Ukichi Ogura (father). He lived in Port Moody, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Gelco Furniture Company, Montreal, QC. No seized property is listed in the file.

Metadata

ForenameMasayoshi
SurnameOgura
Regularized NameMasayoshi Ogura
Custodian Identification Number12836
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceMontreal, QC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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