Haru Okugawa

Haru Okugawa

Her maiden name was Haru Kitagawa. She was born on 21 May 1890. She was a housewife. Her family includes Bunshichi Okugawa (husband) and Ume Kitagawa (mother; nee Ume Obayashi). Her home address is listed as 738 Cordova Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameHaru Okugawa
Custodian Identification Number11652
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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