Kimiye Oikawa

Kimiye Oikawa

She was born on 28 February 1897. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yoshino Mikami (mother; nee Yoshino Godo), Shide Mikami (father), Naka Oikawa (husband), Toshiko Oikawa (daughter), Nobuko Oikawa (daughter), Haruo Oikawa (son), and Tetsuo Oikawa (son). Her home address is listed as Fraser Mills, New Westminster, BC. Fraser Mills, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameKimiye Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number7595
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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