Takeo Okada

Takeo Okada

He was born on 3 January 1911. His name is also listed as Takeo Harry Okada and the file indicates he also used the name Maseo Sakai. He was a millhand. His family includes Kawesho Okada (mother; nee Kawesho Waki) and Shozo Okada (father). 258 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, ON.

Metadata

ForenameTakeo
SurnameOkada
Regularized NameTakeo Okada
Custodian Identification Number13942
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceFort William, ON

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