Mosaburo Okuno

Mosaburo Okuno

He was born on 3 September 1888. He was a self-employed rooming house operator and caretaker. His family includes Mitsu Okuno (wife), Chizuko Okuno [also listed as Chidzuko Okuno] (daughter), and Kanji Okuno [also listed as Kenji Okuno] (son). His home address is listed as 575 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMosaburo Okuno
Custodian Identification Number4155
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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