Kikutaro Otani

Kikutaro Otani

He was born on 5 May 1879. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Kinu Otani (mother; nee Kinu Fujii), Kingoro Otani (father), Hisaye Otani (wife; nee Hisaye Matoba), and Yaeko Otani (daughter in law). His home address is listed as 11th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameKikutaro
SurnameOtani
Regularized NameKikutaro Otani
Custodian Identification Number5604
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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