Tsuruichi Oike

Tsuruichi Oike

He was born on 2 September 1885. He was a fish buyer for National Fish Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Suyeno Oike (wife; nee Suyeno Makino), Kanae Oike (daughter), Toshikazu Oike (son), and Hideko Oike (daughter). His home address is listed as 456 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC, Rosebery, BC, and Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameTsuruichi
SurnameOike
Regularized NameTsuruichi Oike
Custodian Identification Number1971
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceRosebery, BC
ResidenceMontreal, QC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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