Gonsuke Okino

Gonsuke Okino

He was born on 3 April 1884. He was a cannery worker employed by Great Northern Cannery, West Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tamano Okino (wife), Miyoko Okino (daughter), Tazuko Okino (daughter), Tomi Okino (daughter), and Chiyeko Okino (daughter). His home address is listed as Sherman P.O., West Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameGonsuke
SurnameOkino
Regularized NameGonsuke Okino
Custodian Identification Number2405
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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