Unezo Ota

Unezo Ota

He was born on 23 January 1885. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Yoshie Ota (wife), and Ray Ota [also listed as Maizui Ota] (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, MacDonald Road, Langley, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.


Regularized NameUnezo Ota
Custodian Identification Number8981
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Langley


Custodian Case Files (1)


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