Mitsuru Oye

Mitsuru Oye

He was born on 13 January 1926. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tomi Oye (mother; nee Tomi Teranishi), and Masakichi Oye (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 405, No. 56 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and Athabasca, AB.


Regularized NameMitsuru Oye
Custodian Identification Number6112
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Athabasca, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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