Kayoko Oikawa

Kayoko Oikawa

She was born on 19 August 1925. She was a farmhand. Her family includes Satsuki Oikawa (mother; nee Satsuki Oikawa), and Hyonosuke Oikawa (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 970, New Westminster, BC and 1058 Dyke Road, Richmond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKayoko Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number5811
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster
Residence (before uprooting)Richmond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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