Yoshitaro Okada

Yoshitaro Okada

He was born on 12 January 1909. He was a bookkeeper employed by British Columbia Fish Salteries Limited. His family includes Sode Okada (mother), Kumataro Okada Father), Sada Nakabara (step-mother), Chiyeko Okada (wife), Shoji Dennis Okada (son), and Koji Ronald Okada (son). His home address is listed as 130 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 3573 Tanner Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, BC and Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYoshitaro
SurnameOkada
Regularized NameYoshitaro Okada
Custodian Identification Number7256
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceChristina Lake, BC
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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