14548: Sumeye Okuda

14548: Sumeye Okuda

Sumeye Okuda

She was born on 3 April 1918. She was a dressmaker employed by Y. Suzuki, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Haruka Okuda (mother; nee Haruka Uyeda) and Kasoku Okuda (father). Her home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 03 April 1918
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan Extension, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9428 (1343-1345)
Type Person
Custodian Number 14548
Name Sumeye Okuda



14548: Sumeye Okuda


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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