Nobu Otomo

Nobu Otomo

She was born on 16 November 1880. Her maiden name is Nobu Iwasaki. She was a housewife. Her family includes Haru Iwasaki (mother; nee Haru Soga), Goro Iwasaki (father), Toshimatsu Otomo (husband). 737 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameNobu Otomo
Custodian Identification Number12804
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceKaslo, BC


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