14781: Satoru Okada

14781: Satoru Okada

Satoru Okada

He was born on 29 November 1916. His family includes Rokuju Okada [possibly Rakuju Okada] (mother; nee Rokuju Mizuta or Rakuju Mizuta), Bukichi Okada (father), and Hitashi Okada [also listed as Hitashi A. Okada] (brother). Chemainus, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 November 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Vancouver, BC
Reel
C-9429 (1299-1301)
Type Person
Custodian Number 14781
Name Satoru Okada

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14781: Satoru Okada

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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