Kinue Omoto

Kinue Omoto

She was born on 16 April 1926. She was a dressmaker employed by Mr. Kami Takahara. Her family includes Sataro Omoto (father) and Kiri Omoto (mother; nee Kiri Chaki). Her home address is listed as 819 Prior Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Regularized NameKinue Omoto
Custodian Identification Number11247
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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