Tomigoro Ishikawa

Tomigoro Ishikawa

He was born on 1 April 1890. He was a deckhand and cannery worker employed by B.C. Packers, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yayeno Ishikawa (wife; nee Yayeno Nishimura), Seiichi Ishikawa (son), Michiyo Ishikawa (daughter), Mariko Ishikawa (daughter), Eiji Ishikawa (son), and Morio Ishikawa (son). His home address is listed as 49th Avenue and Blenheim Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC and Brookmere, BC.


Regularized NameTomigoro Ishikawa
Custodian Identification Number4848
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Brookmere, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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