Rosie Otani

Rosie Otani

She was born on 6 May 1914. She is also listed in the files as Rosie Yoshiko Otani. Her maiden name is Rosie Yoshiko Mukai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Iwa Mukai (mother; nee Iwa Mizuyaba), Yoshizo Mukai (father), Roy Tsunehiro Otani (husband), Keiko Otani (daughter), Fumiko Otani (daughter), and Amy Otani (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 516, No. 108 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameRosie Otani
Custodian Identification Number6666
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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