Isamu Horii

Isamu Horii

He was born on 28 October 1923. He was a kitchen helper employed by S. Maikawa, 333 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yasu Horii (mother), Umejiro Horii (father) and Asazo Horii (brother). Archival file incorrectly shows Asazo Horii (mother), and Umejiro Horii (father). His home address is listed as 333 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 762 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and Espanola, ON.


Regularized NameIsamu Horii
Custodian Identification Number777_xi
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Espanola, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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