535: Shunichi Omotani

535: Shunichi Omotani

Shunichi Omotani

He was born on 30 March 1919. He was a millhand employed by Powell Lumber and Fuel Company, Clark Drive, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Aki Omotani (mother; nee Aki Onishi) and Jomotaro Omotani [possibly Tomotaro Omotani] (father). His home address is listed as 1755 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Three Valley, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 30 March 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Three Valley, BC
Reel
C-9308 (450-456)
Type Person
Custodian Number 535
Name Shunichi Omotani
Dates
Not Before: 06 April 1942
Not After: 16 January 1947

Metadata

Title

535: Shunichi Omotani

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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