Lily Ide

Lily Ide

She was born on 15 October 1916. She is also listed as Lily Ritsuko Ide and Lilly Ritsuko Ide. She was a kindergarten teacher at the Buddhist Church, Princess & Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Sumi Ide (mother; nee Sumi Kondo) and Tadasu Ide (father). Her home address is listed as 1618 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC where she died on 19 July 1943.


Regularized NameLily Ide
Custodian Identification Number7308
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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