Meisuke Omaaye

Meisuke Omaaye

He was born on 1 April 1899. He was a grocer. His family includes Suma Omaye (mother; nee Suma Koba), Mohei Omaye (father), Shizuko Omaye [also listed as Shizu Omaye] (wife; nee Shizuko Hanada or Shizu Hanada), Yuko Omaye (daughter), and Reiko Omaye [also listed as Rei Omaye] (daughter). His home address is listed as 830 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 505 Prior Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp 1, Princeton, BC and Blue River, BC.


Regularized NameMeisuke Omaaye
Custodian Identification Number15127
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC
ResidenceBlue River, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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