Tatsuya Omoto

Tatsuya Omoto

Bird Commission case file number 96. Custodian file number 11979. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_06_file_0096)
He was born in approximately 1901. He operated Victor Wholesale Cleaners and Dyers in partnership with S. Yamakami, Y. Watanabe, T. Asaoka, Murata, Iwama, and Inouye. His family includes Sato Omoto (wife), Toshio Omoto (son), Kenji Omoto (son), and Emiko Omoto (daughter). His home address is listed as 138 Broadway East, Vancouver, BC. Where he was forcibly uprooted to is not listed.


Regularized NameTatsuya Omoto
Custodian Identification Number11979
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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