Hideo Okada

Hideo Okada

He was born on 26 March 1920. He is also listed as Hideo Lloyd Paul Okada in the file. He was a labourer employed by Terminal Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Suma Nakamura (mother), Jisaku Okada (father), Esther Katsuko Okada (sister), and Eiko Okada (sister). His home address is listed as 1539 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taft, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameHideo
SurnameOkada
Regularized NameHideo Okada
Custodian Identification Number7104
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTaft, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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