Hajime Onami

Hajime Onami

He was born on 31 January 1896. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Kin Onami (mother; nee Kin Saito), Magoemon Onami (father), Katsu Onami (wife; nee Katsu Hishinoma), Masaaki Onami (son), Sachiko Onami (daughter), Roy Onami [also listed as Ryoichi Onami] (son), and Kimiko Onami (daughter). His home address is listed as 1266 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 359 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameHajime Onami
Custodian Identification Number8891
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Hajime Onami
Katsu Onami
Tommy Onami


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