Hideo Okawara

Hideo Okawara

He was born on 12 March 1926. His name is also listed as Hideo Harvey Okawara, He was a student at Vancouver Technical School, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Etsu Okawara (mother; nee Etsu Kato) and Moichi Okawara (father). His home address is listed as 705 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHideo Okawara
Custodian Identification Number12651
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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