Ichiye Omoto

Ichiye Omoto

She was born on 20 June 1917. Her name is also listed as Irene Omoto. Her maiden name is Ichiye Hoshino or Irene Hoshino. She was a housewife and a cannery worker. Her family includes Miki Hoshino (mother; nee Miki Hotta), Masutaro Hoshino (father), and Toshio Omoto (husband). Her home address is listed as 359 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 2631 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC and 819 Prior Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameIchiye Omoto
Custodian Identification Number12316
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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