Takashi Oikawa

Takashi Oikawa

He was born on 20 November 1902. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yojiro Oikawa (father), Sadako Oikawa (wife; nee Sadako Chiba), Takako Oikawa (daughter), and Asako Oikawa (daughter). His home address is listed as Dyke Road, East Richmond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameTakashi Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number5301
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)East Richmond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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