Yoshino Oikawa

Yoshino Oikawa

She was born on 20 April 1900. She was a housewife. Her family includes Seiichiro Oikawa (husband), Tsuyoshi Oikawa (son), Atsushi Oikawa (son), and Yoshiko Oikawa (daughter). Her father’s given name is Kurachitsu. Her home address is listed as Annacis Island, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameYoshino Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number7572
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Annacis Island


Custodian Case Files (1)


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