Tomi Okada

Tomi Okada

She was born on 15 January 1901. Her maiden name is Tomi Nomura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masa Nomura (mother; nee Masa Yamanaka), Kanetaro Nomura (father), Haruyuki Okada (husband). Her home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameTomi Okada
Custodian Identification Number6670
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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