Mitsu Okuno

Mitsu Okuno

She was born on 16 April 1893. She was a self-employed rooming house keeper of Carl Rooming House. Her family includes Mosaburo Okuno (husband), Shigekazu Okuno (son), Toshie Okuno (daughter), Kenji Okuno (son), Chizuko Okuno (daughter). Her home address is listed as 575 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to London, Ontario.


Regularized NameMitsu Okuno
Custodian Identification Number11149
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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