George Hotta

George Hotta

His name is also named in the file as Takashi Hotta. He was born on 17 November 1917. He was a millhand employed by Alberta Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ei Hotta (mother; nee Ei Satomi), Kei Hotta (father), Yoshiko Hotta (wife; nee Yoshiko Nakamura) and Richard Hotta [also listed as Hiroshi Hotta] (son). His home address is listed as 1607 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Schreiber, ON; Lorne Park House, Port Credit, ON and PO Box 375, Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameGeorge Hotta
Custodian Identification Number3033
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Schreiber, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Port Credit, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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