11271: Hisaye Iwata

11271: Hisaye Iwata

Hisaye Iwata

She was born on 12 March 1914. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Roy Iwata [also listed as Motomaru Iwata] (husband), Kisaburo Terada (father) and Nawo Terada (mother; nee Nawo Suzuki). Her home address is listed as 3746 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westbank, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 12 March 1914
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Westbank, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9407 (422-537)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11271
Name Hisaye Iwata



11271: Hisaye Iwata


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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