Kinno Ota

Kinno Ota

She was born on 28 July 1906. Her maiden name is Kinno Ono. Her family includes Risa Ono (mother; nee Risa Mori), Sanjiro Ono (father), Johei Ota (husband), Takashi Ota (son), Shizue Ota (daughter), Yachiyo Ota (daughter), and Isamu Ota (son). Her home address is listed as 732 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park Hospital, Vancouver, BC and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKinno Ota
Custodian Identification Number13071
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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