Kasaku Okuda

Kasaku Okuda

He was born on 24 September 1879. He was a coal picker. His family includes Hatsu Kasaku (mother; nee Hatsu Kariyama), Jinpai Kasaku (father), and Haruka Okuda (wife; nee Haruka Uyeda). His home address is listed as No. 9 Japanese Town No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKasaku Okuda
Custodian Identification Number6629
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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