399: George Ishii

399: George Ishii

George Ishii

He was born in July 1924. He was a fisherman. His family includes Asa Kajikawa (mother) and Otomatsu Ishii [possibly Otomatsu Ishida] (father). His home address is listed as Redonda Bay, Rendezvous Island, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth July 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 24 December 1946
C-9306 (304-309)
Type Person
Custodian Number 399
Name George Ishii
Not Before: 22 March 1942
Not After: 01 February 1947



399: George Ishii


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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