Teruko Otani

Teruko Otani

She was born on 17 August 1919. Her maiden name is Teruko Kawano. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Kazuno Kawano (mother; nee Kazuno Takano), Masaki Kawano (father), and Saichi Otani (husband). Her home address is listed as House 11, 4th Avenue, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTeruko
SurnameOtani
Regularized NameTeruko Otani
Custodian Identification Number2460
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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