Ota Kanashiro

Ota Kanashiro

She was born on 15 August 1906. She was a housewife. Her family includes Bokujiro Kanashiro (husband), Nomi Kanashiro [also listed as Nomi Kimiko Kanashiro] (daughter), Toshio Kanashiro (son), and Michoko Kanashiro (daughter). Ocean Falls, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameOta
SurnameKanashiro
Regularized NameOta Kanashiro
Custodian Identification Number15340
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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