Isamu Ohara

Isamu Ohara

He was born on 16 December 1919. His name is also listed as Jimmy Ohara. He was a logger employed by Hillcrest Lumber Company, Duncan, BC. His family includes Noye Ohara (mother; nee Noye Kikunaga) and Kinosuke Ohara (father). His home address is listed as Hillcrest Lumber Company, Duncan, BC. 433 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and Port Credit, ON.


Regularized NameIsamu Ohara
Custodian Identification Number14770
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Port Credit, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Duncan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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