Masao Ishihara

Masao Ishihara

He was born on 21 Augsut 1916. He was a mill hand employed by Sterling Lumber Company, foot of Victoria Drive, North Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kikuna Ishihara (mother; nee Kikuna Yamasaki), Hichita Ishihara (father), Tokiko Ishihara [also listed as Edith Ishihara] (wife; nee Tokiko Uchida or Edith Uchida). His home address is listed as 1810 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC.


Regularized NameMasao Ishihara
Custodian Identification Number2348
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceMontreal, QC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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