Ushi Oyakawa

Ushi Oyakawa

She was born on 10 January 1905. Her maiden name is Ushi Miyahira. She was a housewife. Her family includes Matsu Miyahira (mother), Shotaro Miyahira (father), Tokusuke Oyakawa (husband), Tokuichi Oyakawa (son), Miyeko Oyakawa (daughter), and Sunao Oyakawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1342 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameUshi Oyakawa
Custodian Identification Number10574
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Tokusuke Oyakawa
Ushi Oyakawa


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