7575: Shinko Oikawa

7575: Shinko Oikawa

Shinko Oikawa

She was born on 10 July 1920. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kayo Oikawa (mother), Hajime Oikawa (father), Mitsuo Oikawa (husband), and Kiyomi Oikawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as River Road, Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC. 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and Woodfibre, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 July 1920
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Vernon, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9375 (1079-1082)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7575
Name Shinko Oikawa



7575: Shinko Oikawa


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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