Chiyoko Ichiyen

Chiyoko Ichiyen

She was born on 25 March 1916 [possibly November 25 1916]. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shozo Ichiyen (husband) and Minoru Ichiyen [also listed as Henry Ichiyen] (son). 738 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and 753 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoko Ichiyen
Custodian Identification Number15260
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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