Sayoko Oye

Sayoko Oye

She was born on 1 January 1924. She was a cannery worker employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Tomi Oye (mother; nee Tomi Teranishi), and Masakichi Oye (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 405, 58 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSayoko
SurnameOye
Regularized NameSayoko Oye
Custodian Identification Number5860
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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Terminology

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