Shigeto Okada

Shigeto Okada

He was born on 16 October 1909. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Hatsuyo Okada (mother; nee Hatsuyo Sakyrai or Hatsuyo Sakurai), Kiwazo Okada (father), and Katsuko Okada (wife; nee Katsuko Iwasaki). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 215, 7th Avenue & Chatham, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.

Metadata

ForenameShigeto
SurnameOkada
Regularized NameShigeto Okada
Custodian Identification Number4989
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceRaymond, AB

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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