Kii Okubo

Kii Okubo

She was born on 15 May 1899. Her maiden name is Kii Fujita. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kano Fujita (mother; nee Kano Kondo), Saimon Fujita (father), Fusanosuke Okubo (husband), Fumiko Okubo (daughter), Aiko Okubo (daughter), Setsuko Okubo (daughter), Emiko Okubo (daughter), Fusayuki Okubo (son), Takayuki Okubo (son), and Keisuke Okubo (son). Her home address is listed as 245 32nd Avenue, Ruskin, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKii Okubo
Custodian Identification Number8818
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Ruskin


Custodian Case Files (1)


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