Kiyoshi Omoto

Kiyoshi Omoto

He was born on 13 October 1925. He was a student. His family includes Chiyo Omoto (mother; nee Chiyo Nose) and Yosoya Omoto (father). His home address is listed as 315 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKiyoshi Omoto
Custodian Identification Number7442
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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