5024: Kiwazo Okada

5024: Kiwazo Okada

Kiwazo Okada

He was born on 5 September 1883. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Hatsuyo Okada (wife), Shigeto Okada (son), Natsuye Okada (daughter), Shigegi Okada (son), Sawako Okada (daughter), Shigezo Okada (son), and Toyoko Okada (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 215, 7th Avenue & Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB and Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 September 1883
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Raymond, AB
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9351 (1259-1301)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5024
Name Kiwazo Okada

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5024: Kiwazo Okada

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