Shotaro Oyama

Shotaro Oyama

He was born on 19 January 1894. He was a self-employed motion picture operator. His family includes Minosuke Oyama (father), and Tsuma Oyama (mother; nee Tsuma Iwata). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameShotaro Oyama
Custodian Identification Number11570
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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