3970: Kanako Mototsune

3970: Kanako Mototsune

Kanako Mototsune

She was born on 19 June 1924. She is also listed as Kanako Lydia Mototsune. Her family includes Kiyoka Mototsune [possibly Kiyoko Mototsune] (mother; nee Kiyoka Nozo or Kiyoko Nozo) and Torazo Mototsune [possibly Torago Mototsune] (father). Her home address is listed as Old Yale Road, P.O. Box 627, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 19 June 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9341 (654-657)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3970
Name Kanako Mototsune

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3970: Kanako Mototsune

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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