1577: Masayuki Ioi

1577: Masayuki Ioi

Masayuki Ioi

Ioi was born on 3 September 1912. He was an office clerk. His family includes Yoshiye Ioi (mother; nee Yoshiye Yemaguchi) and Sennosuke Ioi (father). His home address is listed as 721 Discovery Street, Victoria, BC. 306 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC, is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to London ON, care of Federal Foundry & Steel Plant, and to 44 Stephanie Street, Toronto, ON. His listed seized property includes a large six-20 Brownie Junior camera which was later mailed to him.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 September 1912
Nationality Canadian born
C-9321 (1610-1618)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1577
Name Masayuki Ioi
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 24 July 1947



1577: Masayuki Ioi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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