Masao Ohara

Masao Ohara

He was born on 11 May 1910. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Tomekichi Ohara (father), Chiyo Ohara (mother; nee Chiyo Hama), Kikue Ohara (wife; nee Kikue Omura), Yoichi Ohara (son), Sumiko Ohara (daughter), Chieko Ohara (daughter), and Kanako Ohara (daughter). His home address is listed as 856 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMasao
SurnameOhara
Regularized NameMasao Ohara
Custodian Identification Number10017
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC

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