Tama Ogawa

Tama Ogawa

She was born on 23 December 1888. Her maiden name is Tama Izumida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Moju Izushima (mother; nee Moju Ogawa), Shichizo Izushima (father), Sadaki Ogawa (husband), and Teruko Ogawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 6th Road, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTama Ogawa
Custodian Identification Number8928
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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