Magobei Ishida

Magobei Ishida

He was born on 3 July 1887. He was a valet employed by the Pallisser Hotel, Calgary, AB. His family includes his mother who was in Japan at the time of the file. Her name is not listed. His home address is listed as 42 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 556 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Roseberry, BC.


Regularized NameMagobei Ishida
Custodian Identification Number409
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceRoseberry, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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