9293: Shizuo Oikawa

9293: Shizuo Oikawa

Shizuo Oikawa

He was born on 11 December 1918. His name is also listed in the file as Robert Oikawa. He was a millhand and bookkeeper employed by Cannell Lake Operations, Steelhead, BC. His family includes Mitsu Oikawa (mother; nee Mitsu Abe) and Hachisaburo Oikawa (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 501, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bulbs Farm, Brampton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 December 1918
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Brampton, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9390 (518-521)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9293
Name Shizuo Oikawa



9293: Shizuo Oikawa


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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