Keigo Oikawa

Keigo Oikawa

He was born on 6 May 1905. He was a millhand employed by Powell Street Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Mayo Oikawa (mother), Goroji Oikawa (father), Makiye Oikawa (wife), Mikiko Oikawa (daughter), and George Oikawa (son). His home address is listed as 546 Princess Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKeigo Oikawa
Custodian Identification Number8616
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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