Yaeko Ishii

Yaeko Ishii

She was born on 13 November 1918. Her maiden name is Yaeko Maede. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Hide Maede (mother; nee Hide Yukawa), Yoshibei Maede (father), Koichi Ishii (husband), and Kazumi Ishii (daughter). Her home address is listed as Lower Capilano, BC. 439 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 1270 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as a former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameYaeko Ishii
Custodian Identification Number7247
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Lower Capilano


Custodian Case Files (1)


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