Minoru Okada

Minoru Okada

He was born on 5 May 1924. He was a millhand employed by V.L. & M. Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Tome Okada (mother; nee Tome Nomura), and Haruyuki Okada (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 123 Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eatonville, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMinoru
SurnameOkada
Regularized NameMinoru Okada
Custodian Identification Number5759
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceEatonville, ON

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