Shigetaro Oki

Shigetaro Oki

He is also named in the file as Sam Oki. He was born on 07 March 1889. He was a grocer, owning his own business: English Bay Produce, operating under the name English Bay Confectionary, at 1200 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Miyo Oki (mother), Manchiro Oki (father), Yoshi Oki (wife), Mary Oki (daughter), Henry Isamu Oki (son), Thomas Tsutomu Oki (son), and Ami Oki (daughter). His listed seized property includes his grocery business, with its stock and fixtures.

Metadata

ForenameShigetaro
SurnameOki
Regularized NameShigetaro Oki
Custodian Identification Number12870
NationalityNaturalized Canadian

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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