Murae Oyama

Murae Oyama

She was born on 31 August 1905. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shokichi Oyama (husband), Masakazu Oyama (son), Akimi Oyama (daughter), and Chiyeko Oyama (daughter). Her home address is listed as 215 Princess Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameMurae Oyama
Custodian Identification Number11081
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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