2352: Fukuzo Okano

2352: Fukuzo Okano

Fukuzo Okano

He was born on 5 February 1879. He was a rooming house proprietor. His family includes Hatsuno Okano (mother), Jitsuke Okano (father), Mato Okano (wife; deceased), Yoshio Okano (son), Shizuye Mah (daughter; nee Shizuye Okano), and Hatsuye Okano (daughter). His home address is listed as 214 Carroll Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB where he died on 7 November 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 February 1879
Date of Death 07 November 1946
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Coaldale, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9329 (486-507)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2352
Name Fukuzo Okano



2352: Fukuzo Okano


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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