Kamezo Iio

Kamezo Iio

He was born on 27 January 1900. He was a bell boy at Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. His family includes Nobu Iio (mother), Yoshitaro Iio (father), and Hatsue Iio (wife; also known as Helen Iio, nee Hatsuye Kitamura). 117 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKamezo Iio
Custodian Identification Number14869
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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