7104: Hideo Okada

7104: Hideo Okada

Hideo Okada

He was born on 26 March 1920. He is also listed as Hideo Lloyd Paul Okada in the file. He was a labourer employed by Terminal Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Suma Nakamura (mother), Jisaku Okada (father), Esther Katsuko Okada (sister), and Eiko Okada (sister). His home address is listed as 1539 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taft, BC and Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 26 March 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Taft, BC
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9372 (783-796)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7104
Name Hideo Okada

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7104: Hideo Okada

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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