Chikuo Okamoto

Chikuo Okamoto

She was born on 13 December 1895. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hatsutaro Okamoto (husband), Seichi Okamoto (son), Tadaharu Okamoto (son), Yoshiko Okamoto (daughter), Tamiko Katai (daughter; nee Tamiko Okamoto), and Sachio Okamoto (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 166, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB.


Regularized NameChikuo Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number6233
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Welling, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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