Shizuko Okugawa

Shizuko Okugawa

She was born on 16 January 1917. Her family inclues Bunhichi Okugawa (father) and Haru Okugawa (mother; nee Haru Kitagawa). She lived in Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. The file consists of two documents, one of which states the following: "No Real or Personal Property administered on this file.".


Regularized NameShizuko Okugawa
Custodian Identification Number9459
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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