Tatsue Okamoto

Tatsue Okamoto

She was born on 8 March 1916. Her maiden name is Tatsue Mitani. Her occupation is listed as “domestic” and her employer is listed as Berry Land Fruit & Dairy Farms, Haney, BC. Her family includes Toyo Mitani (mother; nee Toyo Fujita), Takejiro Mitani (father), Isami Okamoto (husband), and Hiroshi Mitani (brother). Her home address is listed as 22nd Road, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.

Metadata

ForenameTatsue
SurnameOkamoto
Regularized NameTatsue Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number7282
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTaber, AB

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