Masao Oki

Masao Oki

He was born on 30 April 1903. He was a millhand. His family includes Hatsu Oki (mother; nee Hatsu Kawasaki), Masaichi Oki (father), and Miyako Oki (wife; nee Miyako Yoshii; in Japan). His home address is listed as 230 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Copper Creek, BC.


Regularized NameMasao Oki
Custodian Identification Number14768
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Copper Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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