Sute Omotani

Sute Omotani

She was born on 19 August 1883. Her maiden name is Sute Kawashiri. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yasu Kawashiri (mother; nee Yasu Sasaki), Fukokichi Kawashiri (father), and Toramatsu Omotani (husband). Her home address is listed as Hutchinson Street & Blenheim Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameSute
SurnameOmotani
Regularized NameSute Omotani
Custodian Identification Number6199
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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