Ito Ishii

Ito Ishii

She was born on 23 December 1892. Her maiden name is Ito Togashi. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Nao Togashi (mother; nee Nao Amano), Kinzo Togashi (father). Ushikichi Mizobuchi (common-law husband), Kanetaro Ishii (former husband; deceased), Fumiko Kataoka (daughter; nee Fumiko Ishii), Akiko Ishii (daughter), Toshio Ishii (son), and Yoshio Ishii (son). Her home address is listed as Lower Capilano, BC. 439 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameIto Ishii
Custodian Identification Number7246
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Lower Capilano


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