Hayajiro Ota

Hayajiro Ota

He was born on 8 December 1887. He was a self-employed woodcutter. His family includes Fujino Ota (mother), and Jihei Ota (father). His home address is listed as Galiano, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Pyramid, BC.


Regularized NameHayajiro Ota
Custodian Identification Number5910
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Pyramid, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Galiano


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.