Zenzaburo Onouye

Zenzaburo Onouye

He was born on 8 October 1900. He was a fish collector. His family includes Matsu Onouye (mother; nee Matsu Isozaki), Hisakichi Onouye (father), and Kazuko Onouye (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.

Metadata

ForenameZenzaburo
SurnameOnouye
Regularized NameZenzaburo Onouye
Custodian Identification Number15280
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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