Fusayo Okamoto

Fusayo Okamoto

She was born on 9 June 1912. Her maiden name is Fusayo Otani. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Shige Hashimoto (mother), Tsunekichi Otani (father), Hideo Okamoto (husband), Jeanette Okamoto [also listed as Kiyoko Okamoto] (daughter), Jennie Okamoto [also listed as Kazuko Okamoto] (daughter), Kathleen Okamoto [also listed as Hideyo Okamoto] (daughter), Margaret Okamoto (daughter; also listed as Michiko Okamoto), and Kenneth Okamoto [also listed as Shiro Okamoto] (son). Her home address is listed as House 11, 4th Avenue, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Building 11, Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameFusayo Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number2474
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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