Nobu Asano

Nobu Asano

Her maiden name was Nobu Omoto. She was born on 27 December 1910. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yutaro Omoto (father), Tsuru Omoto (mother; nee Tsuru Tanaka), Nobujiro Asano (husband), Fusae Asano (daughter), and Nobuo Asano (son). Her home address is listed as 16525 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameNobu Asano
Custodian Identification Number11136
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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