Tsuru Omoto

Tsuru Omoto

Her maiden name was Tsuru Tanaka. She was born on 1 January 1892. She was a houseworker. Her family includes Masakichi Tanaka (father), Sue Tanaka (mother; nee Sue Yamamoto), Yutaro Omoto (husband), Nobu Asano (daughter; nee Nobu Omoto), Lloyd Omoto [also listed as Tashiro Omoto] (son), Haruye Fujita (daughter; nee Haruye Omoto), Ichitaro Omoto (son), Masaye Omoto (daughter), and Yoshitaro Omoto (son). Her home address is listed as 1652 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameTsuru Omoto
Custodian Identification Number11135
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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