Utano Osaka

Utano Osaka

She was born on 5 October 1886. Her maiden name is Utano Kobayashi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Otogoro Osaka (husband), Harry Osaka [also listed as Minoru Osaka] (son), Hughie Osaka [also listed as Rokuro Osaka] (son), Mary Osaka [also listed as Sumiko Osaka] (daughter), and Eleanor Osaka (daughter). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 2, Cloverdale, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.


Regularized NameUtano Osaka
Custodian Identification Number6258
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Raymond, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Cloverdale


Custodian Case Files (1)


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