Torasuke Okamoto

Torasuke Okamoto

He was born on 10 October 1902. He was a pulp mill worker. His family includes Masaye Okamoto (wife), Isamu Okamoto (son), Chieko Okamoto (daughter), Yukiko Okamoto (daughter), and Tsuyoshi Okamoto (son). Ocean Falls, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.


Regularized NameTorasuke Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number14226
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Raymond, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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