Kiyoko Otani

Kiyoko Otani

She was born on 24 January 1922. She was a housework employed by Mrs. Lauder. Her family includes Otoichi Otani (father) and Chiano Otani (mother; nee Chiano Shingu). Her home address is listed as 6688 Marguerite Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoko Otani
Custodian Identification Number11443
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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