12854: Hisami Kondo

12854: Hisami Kondo

Hisami Kondo

She was born on 21 March 1891. Her maiden name is Hisami Inouye. She was a machinist then a fish sorter, employed by Ebizusaki [possibly Ebisusaki], 337 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and New England Cannery, Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Manyo Onouye (mother; nee Manyo Ninoyama; deceased at time of file), Yoshitaro Inouye (father; deceased at time of file), Fukumatsu Kondo (husband; deceased at time of file), Nobumi Tanaka (daughter; nee Nobumi Kondo), and Tadako Kondo (daughter; in Japan). Her home address is listed as 539 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC; she was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC. Her listed seized property includes household belongings and Japanese shrines.
Sex F
Date of Birth 21 March 1891
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan Extension, BC
C-9418 (972-977)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12854
Name Hisami Kondo
Not Before: 12 September 1942
Not After: 04 May 1943



12854: Hisami Kondo


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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