George Oyama

George Oyama

He was born on 3 January 1927. He was a student. His family includes Kayo Oyama (mother; nee Kayo Kikugawa) and Sadjiro Oyama (father). St. Joseph’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameGeorge
SurnameOyama
Regularized NameGeorge Oyama
Custodian Identification Number14321
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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