Toshio Okawara

Toshio Okawara

He was born on 3 March 1920. He was a bookkeeper employed by Colonial Packers, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Etsu Okawara (mother; nee Etsu Kato), and Maichi Okawara (father). His home address is listed as 705 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameToshio Okawara
Custodian Identification Number3495
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceHamilton, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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