Eiichi Okino

Eiichi Okino

He was born on 12 December 1913. He was a cannery worker employed by Francis Millerd & Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tamano Yamamoto (mother) and Sonsuke Okino (father). His home address is listed as Sherman, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Solsqua, BC.


Regularized NameEiichi Okino
Custodian Identification Number2309
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Solsqua, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Sherman


Custodian Case Files (1)


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