Minoru Ota

Minoru Ota

He was born on 19 August 1920. He was a shoe repairer. His family includes Tai Ota (mother; nee Tai Ogi) and Kenichi Ota (father). His home address is listed as 229 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC and Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameMinoru
SurnameOta
Regularized NameMinoru Ota
Custodian Identification Number10509
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVernon, BC
ResidenceMontreal, QC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.