Hisako Ishii

Hisako Ishii

She was born on 2 September 1918. She was a cannery worker employed by Knights Inlet Cannery. Her family includes Asa Ishii (mother; nee Asa Kajikawa) and Otomatsu Ishii [also listed as Otomatsu Ishida] (father). Her home address is listed as Redonda Bay, Rendezvous Island, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameHisako Ishii
Custodian Identification Number365
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Rendezvous Island


Custodian Case Files (1)


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