Kiyemon Irie

Kiyemon Irie

He was a gardener employed more multiple clients, including Des Brisay, 4988 Granveille Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiyo Irie (mother), Ikisuke Irie (father), Koyasu Irie (wife), Teruyashi Irie (son), Isamu Irie (son), Hiroshi Irie (son), Masako Irie (daughter), and Eriko Irie (daughter). His home address is listed as 8391 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Beamsville, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKiyemon
SurnameIrie
Regularized NameKiyemon Irie
Custodian Identification Number2123
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceBeamsville, ON

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