Akiye Kotani

Akiye Kotani

She was born on 27 December 1918. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shio Utsunomiya (mother; nee Shio Hamano), Shokichi Utsunomiya (father), Tatsuo Kotani (husband), and Hideto Kotani [possibly Mideto Kotani] (son). Her home address is listed as Halfway, Britannia Beach, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Clinton, BC.

Metadata

ForenameAkiye
SurnameKotani
Regularized NameAkiye Kotani
Custodian Identification Number7908
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceClinton, BC

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