Tokiye Okamoto

Tokiye Okamoto

She was born on 1 Feburary 1909. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tatsiyiko Goshi [likely (father), Hatsuye Goshi (mother; nee Hastuye Araki), Hezo Okamoto (husband), Emiko Okamoto (daughter), and Hisayo Okamoto (daughter). Her home address is listed as 568 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameTokiye Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number10417
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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