2460: Teruko Otani

2460: Teruko Otani

Teruko Otani

She was born on 17 August 1919. Her maiden name is Teruko Kawano. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Kazuno Kawano (mother; nee Kazuno Takano), Masaki Kawano (father), and Saichi Otani (husband). Her home address is listed as House 11, 4th Avenue, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 17 August 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9329 (1934-1938)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2460
Name Teruko Otani

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2460: Teruko Otani

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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