Tomeyo Okazaki

Tomeyo Okazaki

She was born on 28 January 1897. She was a cleaner and presser. Her family includes Seisuke Okazaki (husband), Mary Okazaki (daughter), and Arthur Kiyoto Okazaki (son). 904 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Okanagan Centre, Vernon, BC where she died on 31 March 1944.

Metadata

ForenameTomeyo
SurnameOkazaki
Regularized NameTomeyo Okazaki
Custodian Identification Number13041
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceVernon, BC

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