Ken Hotta

Ken Hotta

He was born on 20 January 1922. He was a mill worker employed by Cartwright Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ei Hotta (mother; nee Ei Satomi) and Kei Hotta (father). His home address is listed as 1607 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC; Albreda, BC; and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameKen Hotta
Custodian Identification Number3127
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Albreda, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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