Hyozo Oki

Hyozo Oki

He was born on 20 March 1873. He was a self-employed storekeeper. His family includes Shige Oki (wife), and Tagimi Oki (adopted son). His home address is listed as 1531 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameHyozo Oki
Custodian Identification Number5890
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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