4857: Shige Otani

4857: Shige Otani

Shige Otani

She was born on 18 March 1877. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsunekichi Otani (husband), Tsunehiro Otani (son), Fusayo Otani (daughter), and Saichi Otani (son). Her home address is listed as 108 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 18 March 1877
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9348 (1623-1628)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4857
Name Shige Otani



4857: Shige Otani


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