Saburo Okada

Saburo Okada

He was born on 10 April 1881. He was a gardener. His family includes Mitsu Okada (mother; nee Mitsu Kimura), Motohei Okada (father), and Mona Okada [also listed as Mone Okada] (wife; nee Mona Yoshinaga or Mone Yoshinaga). His home address is listed as 2631 Nelson Street, West Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSaburo
SurnameOkada
Regularized NameSaburo Okada
Custodian Identification Number8006
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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