Hisae Ichiyen

Hisae Ichiyen

She was born on 17 June 1919. Her maiden name is Hisae Takenaka. She was a housewife. Her family includes Haru Takenaka (mother; nee Haru Mori), Unokichi Takenaka (father) and Seichi Ichiyen (husband). Her home address is listed as 964 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Port Arthur, ON.


Regularized NameHisae Ichiyen
Custodian Identification Number10667
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Port Arthur, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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