579: Koji Omotani

579: Koji Omotani

Koji Omotani

He was born on 04 February 1922. He was a millhand employed by Wood & English Company, Englewood, BC. His family includes Aki Omotani (mother; nee Aki Onishi) and Tomataro Omotani (father). His home address is listed as 1755 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Glacier Lumber Company, Rogers, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 04 February 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Rogers, BC
C-9308 (1294-1305)
Type Person
Custodian Number 579
Name Koji Omotani
Not Before: 06 April 1942
Not After: 16 January 1947



579: Koji Omotani


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