Kaoru Okabayashi

Kaoru Okabayashi

He was born on 02 November, 1896. He was a shingle cutter employed by Capilano Shingle Company. His family includes Yuki Okabayashi (mother), Katsutaro Okabayashi (father), Haruyuki Okabayashi (wife; nee Haruyuki Okbayashi), Haruka Okabayashi (daughter) and Nieka Okbayashi (daughter). His home address is listed as Capilano Shingle Company, Hatzic Lake, BC. Stave Falls, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Nipigon Lake Timber Company, Beardmore ON.

Metadata

ForenameKaoru
SurnameOkabayashi
Regularized NameKaoru Okabayashi
Custodian Identification Number9257
NationalityJapanese national

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