Midori Ohama

Midori Ohama

Ohama was born 12 June 1918. Her maiden name was Midori Murakami. Her family includes Otokichi Murakami [also named Otuchi Murakami] (father; born on 12 December 1886), Tsune Murakami (mother; nee Tsune Okada; deceased at time of file), Asayo Murakami (step-mother; nee Asayo Imamoto; born on 15 Feburary 1898), Tono Ohama (husband), Masayuki Murakami (brother; born on 23 June 1920), George Murakami (half brother, born on 20 May 1926), Yukie (half sister; born on 2 January 1927), Yaeko Murakami (half sister; born on 7 Feburary 1928), Chizuko Murakami (half sister; born on 5 May 1929), Susumu Murakami [also named as Susumi Murakami] (half brother; 16 June 1930), Hisashi Murakami (half brother; born on 30 July 1933), Chiyoko Murakami (half sister; born on 14 June 1937), Osamu Murakami (half sister; born on 25 April 1939). She lived in Steveston BC was forcibly uprooted to Brooks, Alberta. She had no seized property listed in file.

Metadata

ForenameMidori
SurnameOhama
Regularized NameMidori Ohama
Custodian Identification Number14272
NationalityCanadian born

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