11961: Kiyoshi Okawa

11961: Kiyoshi Okawa

Kiyoshi Okawa

He was born on 1 April 1907. He was a logger employed by Deep Bay Logging Company. His family includes Minekichi Okawa (father), Miki Okawa (mother), Fumi Okawa (wife; nee Fumi Kondo), Michiko Okawa (daughter), and Patsy Okawa [also listed as Emiko Okawa] (daughter). His home address is listed as 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Passmore, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 April 1907
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Passmore, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9412 (1350-1369)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11961
Name Kiyoshi Okawa



11961: Kiyoshi Okawa


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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