Seiichiro Oikawa

Seiichiro Oikawa

He was born on 2 November 1885. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fish Company. His family includes Yoshino Oikawa (wife), Tsuyoshi Oikawa (son), Azishi Oikawa (son), and Yoshiko Oikawa (daughter). His home address is listed as Annacis Island, BC. Sunbury, BC and Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSeiichiro
SurnameOikawa
Regularized NameSeiichiro Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number7548
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceKaslo, BC
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Terminology

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