Eizo Ohama

Eizo Ohama

He was born on 18 March1902. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company, Suicide Creek. His family includes Jintaro Ohama (father) and Kumazuru Ohama (mother; nee Kumazuru Inouye. He lived in Dewdney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameEizo Ohama
Custodian Identification Number10147
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Dewdney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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