Kazue Okamura

Kazue Okamura

She was born on 12 July 1916. Her maiden name is Kazue Tagani. She was a confectioner. Her family includes Kiku Tagani (mother), Baisuke Tagani (father), Hideo Okamura (husband), Takae Okamura (son), Koji Okamura (son), David Okamura [also listed as Ikou Okamura] (son). Her home address is listed as 1056 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to College Heights, Lacombe, AB.


Regularized NameKazue Okamura
Custodian Identification Number14654
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lacombe, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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