Ukio Okada

Ukio Okada

He was born on 15 August 1923. He was a mill hand employed by Terminal Lumber, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Suma Okada (mother; nee Suma Nakamura) and Jisaku Okada (father). His home address is listed as 1539 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 344 Richmond Street, London, ON.


Regularized NameUkio Okada
Custodian Identification Number7093
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)London, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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