Jiro Okino

Jiro Okino

He was born on 23 June 1915. He was a fisherman employed by Francis Millerd Packing Company Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tamano Okino (mother; nee Tamano Yamamoto) and Sonsuke Okino (father). His home address is listed as Sherman, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, BC.


Regularized NameJiro Okino
Custodian Identification Number2299
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff Farms, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Sherman


Custodian Case Files (1)


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