11253: Nuinosuke Okawa

11253: Nuinosuke Okawa

Nuinosuke Okawa

He was born on 24 July 1884. He was a ship captain of the ship Point Ose. His family includes Jingote Okawa (father), Waka Okawa (mother), Toku Okawa (wife), Sumiyo Okawa (daughter), and Sachie Okawa [also listed as Florence Okawa] (daughter). His home address is listed as 528 Princess Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 July 1884
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9406 (1776-1824)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11253
Name Nuinosuke Okawa

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11253: Nuinosuke Okawa

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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