Shokichi Oyama

Shokichi Oyama

He was born on 12 May 1893. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Murae Oyama (wife), Masakazu Oyama (son), Akemi Oyama (daughter), and Chieko Oyama (daughter). His home address is listed as Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Longlac, ON.

Metadata

ForenameShokichi
SurnameOyama
Regularized NameShokichi Oyama
Custodian Identification Number8836
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceLonglac, ON

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