Chotaro Ishida

Chotaro Ishida

He was born on 8 February 1905. He was a seaman employed by Nelson Brothers, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Matsugoro Ishida (father), Fumiko Ishida (wife; nee Fumika Oye), Yoshinaga Ishida (son), Matsuye Ishida (daughter, also spelled Matsue), and Akimi Ishida (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 38, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameChotaro Ishida
Custodian Identification Number3537
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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