Kanako Oikawa

Kanako Oikawa

She was born on 20 April 1911. She was a housewife. Her family includes Asano Suto (mother; nee Asano Kikuchi), Yasaburo Suto (father), Masami Oikawa (husband), Sachiko Oikawa (daughter), Kazumi Oikawa (son), Uichi Oikawa (son), Teiji Oikawa (son), Kimio Oikawa (son), and Kenneth Oikawa (son). Her home address is listed as 1317 Gibson Road, New Westminster, BC. Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameKanako
SurnameOikawa
Regularized NameKanako Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number4915
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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