Ayako Irizawa

Ayako Irizawa

She was born on 21 January 1903. Her maiden name is Ayako Kotani. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Wakishi Kotani (father; deceased at time of file), Yoshizo Irizawa (husband), Kazuo Irizawa (son), and Sanaye Irizawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 15th Road, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.


Regularized NameAyako Irizawa
Custodian Identification Number6953
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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