Naoichi Okino

Naoichi Okino

He was born on 5 September 1896. He was a fisherman employed by Imperial Cannery, Eburne, BC. His family includes Kan Okino (wife; nee Kan Ikuta), Katuyuki Okino (son), Mitsuaki Okino (son), Mamoru Okino (son), Ruiko Okino (daughter), Kenso Okino (son), and Tsuyoshi Okino (son). His home address is listed as “Eburne, BC (Terra Nova Cannery, BC)(15th Road, Haney, BC)”. He was forcibly uprooted to Lumby, BC and East Lillooet, BC. His listed seized property includes the home he rented, his boat the “N.O” or “Okino”, and fishing nets.

Metadata

ForenameNaoichi
SurnameOkino
Regularized NameNaoichi Okino
Custodian Identification Number6943
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLumby, BC
ResidenceEast Lillooet, BC

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Terminology

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