Toshiyasu Ota

Toshiyasu Ota

He was born on 3 December 1915. He was a self-employed shoe repairer. His family includes Toe Ota (mother; nee Toe Ogi) and Kenichi Ota (father). His home address is listed as 231 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. 229 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC; New Denver BC; and Prudhomme Avenue, Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameToshiyasu
SurnameOta
Regularized NameToshiyasu Ota
Custodian Identification Number10510
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceMontreal, QC

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Terminology

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