Masu Oikawa

Masu Oikawa

She was born on 21 June 1897. Her maiden name is Masu Hatakeyama. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tokui Hatakeyama (mother), Kishiro Hatakeyama (father), Zennoshin Oikawa (husband), Hisashi Oikawa (son), Eiki Oikawa (son), Yoshiyuki Oikawa (son), Emiko Oikawa (daughter), and Choju Oikawa (son). Her home address is listed as River Road, Sunbury, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Carey, MB.


Regularized NameMasu Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number6284
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Carey, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Sunbury


Custodian Case Files (1)


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