Masaye Okamoto

Masaye Okamoto

She was born on 2 February 1913. Her maiden name is Masaye Hidano. She was a housewife. Her family includes Haru Hidano (mother), Genzo Hidano (father), Torasuke Okamoto (husband), Isamu Okamoto (son), Chieko Okamoto (daughter), Yukiko Okamoto (daughter), and Tsuyoshi Okamoto (son). Her home address is listed as Ocean Falls, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.


Regularized NameMasaye Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number6050
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceRaymond, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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