5056: Kamekichi Otsu

5056: Kamekichi Otsu

Kamekichi Otsu

He was born on 6 November 1904. He was a fish buyer employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Ishi Otsu (mother), Minosuke Otsu (father), and Shizuko Otsu (wife). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 426, 19 Broadway Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto Mine, BC and Winnipeg, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 November 1904
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Minto Mine, BC
Winnipeg, MB
Reel
C-9351 (2182-2284)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5056
Name Kamekichi Otsu

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5056: Kamekichi Otsu

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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