1294: Fumi Okawa

1294: Fumi Okawa

Fumi Okawa

Okawa was born 23 February 1915. Her maiden name is Fumi Kondo and her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Kuni Kondo (mother; nee Kuni Taki; deceased at time of file), Toyokichi Kondo (father; in Japan), Kiyoshi Okawa (husband), Michiko Okawa (daughter), Patsy Okawa [also listed as Emiko Okawa] (daughter), and Yoshikazu Kondo (brother). Her home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. 2016 Yukon Street, Vancouver, BC, 2004 Columbia Street, Vancouver, BC, and 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC. Her listed seized property includes household goods and a radio.
Sex F
Date of Birth 23 February 1915
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
Fanny Bay
C-9317 (92-101)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1294
Name Fumi Okawa
Not Before: 30 April 1942
Not After: 14 February 1946



1294: Fumi Okawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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