Yaeko Okada

Yaeko Okada

She was born on 28 August 1908. Her maiden name is Yaeko Ichihara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hisami Ichihara (mother), Goro Ichihara (father), Chiye Okada (daughter), Aki Okada (daughter), Hajime Okada (son), and Saruye Okada (daughter). Her home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameYaeko Okada
Custodian Identification Number6566
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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