George Ohama

George Ohama

He was born on 13 November 1921. He was a student and a farmer. His family includes Kimi Ohama (mother; nee Kimi Inouye), Kinji Ohama (father), Albert Ohama (brother), May Ohama (sister), and Sonny Ohama (brother). His home address is listed as 540 Scott Road, New Westminster, BC. 540 Strawberry Hill, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Brooks, AB and Rainier, AB.

Metadata

ForenameGeorge
SurnameOhama
Regularized NameGeorge Ohama
Custodian Identification Number13890
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBrooks, AB
ResidenceRainier, AB

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