Aki Imai

Aki Imai

She was born on 5 November 1906. Her maiden name is Aki Okgawa. Her family includes Tsuru Ogawa (mother; nee Tsuru Matsumoto), Kotaro Ogawa (father), Mitsuo Imai (husband), and Masaki Imai (son). 116 Easst 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Celista, BC.


Regularized NameAki Imai
Custodian Identification Number15167
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Celista, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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