Suma Okada

Suma Okada

She was born on 18 August 1888. Her maiden name is Suma Nakamura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tami Nakamura (mother; nee Tami Yoshikawa), Eihachi Nakamura (father), Jisaku Okada (husband), Shigeko Okada (daughter), Fusako Okada (daughter), Eiko Okada (daughter), Katsuko Okada (daughter), Hideo Okada (son), Ukio Okada (son) and Mitsuko Okada (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1539 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSuma Okada
Custodian Identification Number9711
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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