Kimiye Okamura

Kimiye Okamura

She was born on 5 January 1921. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mitsu Okamura (mother; nee Mitsu Kanazawa), and Magoichi Okamura (father). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Elie, MB.


Regularized NameKimiye Okamura
Custodian Identification Number6272
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Elie, MB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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