Minokichi Ohashi

Minokichi Ohashi

He was born on 28 February 1905. He was a mill hand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company Limited, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Nawo Ohashi (mother; nee Nawo Ohashi; previously Nawo Uesugi), Yosokichi Ohashi (father; ne Yosokichi Uesugi; adopted into his wife’s family and took their surname of Ohashi), Fusako Ohashi (wife; nee Fusako Yamashita), Kiyo Ohashi (previous wife; died in 1938), Hatsujiro Ohashi (maternal grandfather), and Mas Ohashi (maternal grandmother). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC, but he also lived at Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB and Neys, ON.


Regularized NameMinokichi Ohashi
Custodian Identification Number1871
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, AB
ResidenceNeys, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.