Yaeko Otani

Yaeko Otani

She was born on 20 October 1910. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hisayo Otani (mother; nee Hisayo Matoba), Kikutaro Otani (father), Kenzo Otani (husband), Betty Otani (daughter), Daisy Otani (daughter), and Takeshi Otani (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB.

Metadata

ForenameYaeko
SurnameOtani
Regularized NameYaeko Otani
Custodian Identification Number6399
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceCoaldale, AB

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