Masu Ohashi

Masu Ohashi

She was born on 20 October 1882. Her maiden name is Masu Matsuyama. She was a housewife. Her family includes Soyo Matsuyama (mother; nee Soyo Kitamura), Seiji Matsuyama (father), Yosoya Ohashi (husband), Shizue Ohashi (daughter), and Hikosaku Ohashi (son). Her home address is listed as 1646 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameMasu Ohashi
Custodian Identification Number12493
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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