Tane Okano

Tane Okano

She was born on 26 July 1892. Her maiden name is Tane Okano. She was a housewife. Her family includes Take Okano (mother), Shikamasu Okano (father), Mosaburo Okano (husband; ne Mosaburo Murakami), Kazuo Okano (son), Haruko Mitani (daughter; nee Haruko Okano), Tazuko Hamada (daughter; nee Tazuko Okano), and Satoru Okano (son). Her home address is listed as 10th Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Portage la Prairie, MB.


Regularized NameTane Okano
Custodian Identification Number5397
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Haney
Residence (after uprooting)Portage la Prairie, MB


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