May Ohama

May Ohama

She was born on 11 December 1925. She was a student and a farmer. Her family includes Kimi Ohama (mother; nee Kimi Inouye), Kinji Ohama (father), George Ohama (brother), Albert Ohama (brother), and Sonny Ohama (brother). Her home address is listed as 540 Scott Road, New Westminster, BC. Steveston, BC and Rural Route 1, New Westminster, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Brooks, AB.


Regularized NameMay Ohama
Custodian Identification Number13892
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Brooks, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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