Tono Ohama

Tono Ohama

He was born on 15 August 1912. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kinji Ohama (father), Kimi Ohama (mother; nee Kimi Inouye), Midori Ohama (wife; nee Midori Murakami), and Shoko Ohama (daughter). He lived Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Brooks, AB.

Metadata

ForenameTono
SurnameOhama
Regularized NameTono Ohama
Custodian Identification Number12018
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBrooks, AB

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