Masashi Oikawa

Masashi Oikawa

He was born on 9 September 1919. He was a fisherman employed by Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yasuno Oikawa (mother; nee Yasuno Sato), and Shokichi Oikawa (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 950, Dyke Road and 19th Avenue, Richmond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.


Regularized NameMasashi Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number5300
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Winnipeg, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Richmond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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