Masaharu Oyama

Masaharu Oyama

He was born on 1 March 1909. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company Limited, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Tsuno Oyama (mother; nee Tsuno Iwata) and Minosuke Oyama (father). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMasaharu
SurnameOyama
Regularized NameMasaharu Oyama
Custodian Identification Number2801
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceToronto, ON

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Terminology

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