Tomeyo Ogura

Tomeyo Ogura

She was born on 2 June 1888. Her maiden name is Tomeyo Gomo. She was a Japanese teacher and assisted her husband, a minister of the United Church of Canada. Her family includes Toyo Gomo (mother), Tadanosuke Gomo (father), and Yutaka Ogura (husband). Her home address is listed as 857 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameTomeyo Ogura
Custodian Identification Number1992
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Victoria


Custodian Case Files (1)


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