Kazutoshi Okuma

Kazutoshi Okuma

He was born on 20 February 1923. He was a truck driver employed by Hatzio Shake & Shingle Company. His family includes Hatsuye Okuma (mother; nee Hatsuye Uyemura), and Yaichi Okuma (father). His home address is listed as Hurd Road, Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameKazutoshi Okuma
Custodian Identification Number5652
NationalityCanadian born
ResidencePicture Butte, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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