Yuwao Otsuka

Yuwao Otsuka

He was born on 21 October 1902. He owned a confectionery store. His family includes Hatsue Otsuka (mother), Kotaro Otsuka (father), Kazue Otsuka (wife), Lillian Otsuka [also listed as Masako Otsuka](daughter), Kathleen Otsuka [also listed as Toshiko Otsuka] (daughter), and Wesley Otsuka [also listed as Hideki Otsuka] (son). His home address is listed as 2201 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Webb, SK.

Metadata

ForenameYuwao
SurnameOtsuka
Regularized NameYuwao Otsuka
Custodian Identification Number14325
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceWebb, SK

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