Yasue Omoto

Yasue Omoto

She was born on 14 April 1922. A note in the file indicates that she may spell her name Yasue Omato. She was a dressmaker employed by Mrs. K. Tabayashi at 1490 West 13th Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Shika Omoto (mother; nee Shika Yamamoto) and Shyohachi Omoto (father). Her home address is listed as 2225 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC. 1553 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameYasue Omoto
Custodian Identification Number12823
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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