6950: Yoshizo Irizawa

6950: Yoshizo Irizawa

Yoshizo Irizawa

He was born on 10 December 1897. He was a mill hand employed by Fernridge Lumber Company, Haney, BC. His family includes Torou Irizawa (mother; nee Torou Keian; in Japan), Fusozo Irizawa (father; deceased at time of file), Ayako Irizawa (wife), Kazuo Irizawa (son), Sanaye Irizawa (daughter), and Yoshizo Irizawa (brother). His home address is listed as 15th Road, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. His listed seized property includes the house he was renting, tools, a gramophone and records, a bicycle, cultural items including a shrine, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 December 1897
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9370 (957-983)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6950
Name Yoshizo Irizawa
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 18 November 1949



6950: Yoshizo Irizawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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