Takemitsu Ohora

Takemitsu Ohora

He was born on 29 August 1887. He was a salesman employed by Clarke Food & Produce Company, 165 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Sai Ohara [surname listed differs from file person’s; possibly Sai Ohora] (mother; in Japan), Rokuemon Ohara [surnmae listed differs from file person’s; possibly Rokuemon Ohora] (father; deceased at time of file), Etsu Ohora (wife; nee Etsu Kariya), Mitsuo Ohora (son), and Masao Ohora [also listed as Roy Ohora] (son; born on 10 October 1931). He lived at 1943 Charles Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and then Guelph, ON. His listed seized property includes lots and house with garage at 1943 Charles Street, Vancouver, BC; household belongings; a vehicle, a car; a piano; gramophone and records.


Regularized NameTakemitsu Ohora
Custodian Identification Number1638
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Guelph, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Etsu Ohora
Mitsuo Ohora
Takemitsu Ohora


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