12822: Shika Omoto

12822: Shika Omoto

Shika Omoto

She was born on 25 February 1901. Her maiden name is Shika Yamamoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Suye Omoto (mother), Kamekichi Yamamoto (father), Shohachi Omoto (husband), Yasue Omoto (daughter), Harry Omoto [also listed as Takashi Omoto] (son), Emiko Omoto (daughter), Satori Omoto (daughter), Sumie Omoto (daughter), Sachiko Omoto (daughter), and Akio Omoto (son). Her home address is listed as 2225 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC. 1553 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 25 February 1901
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9417 (2194-2203)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12822
Name Shika Omoto



12822: Shika Omoto


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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