Koichiro Okihiro

Koichiro Okihiro

He was born on 12 October 1910 in Trinidad, Colorado, USA. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Manufacturers. His family includes Chise Okihiro (mother; nee Chise Sasaki), Masukichi Okihiro (father), Hisa Okihiro (wife; nee Hisa Nakazawa), and Richard Okihiro [also listed as Koki Okihiro] (son). His home address is listed as 148 East Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC, Islington, ON, and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameKoichiro Okihiro
Custodian Identification Number7838
NationalityUnited States
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Islington, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


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