Makoto Otsu

Makoto Otsu

He was born on 26 March 1926. He was a student. His family includes Sawae Otsu (mother; nee Sawae Nakayama) and Genji Otsu (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 426, No. 17 Broadway, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMakoto
SurnameOtsu
Regularized NameMakoto Otsu
Custodian Identification Number4537
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBridge River, BC

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Terminology

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