Katsushige Oikawa

Katsushige Oikawa

He was born on 6 November 1921. He was a mill worker employed by Powell Lumber & Fuel Company, 1355 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kaoru Koide [possibly Koide Kaoru] (mother) and Naoto Oikawa (father). His home address is listed as 222 Clarke Drive, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Fonthill, ON and Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameKatsushige Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number2995
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceFonthill, ON
ResidenceHamilton, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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