Isamu Ishikawa

Isamu Ishikawa

He was born on 18 October 1910. He was a millhand employed by Hammond Cedar Company, Hammond, BC. His family includes Yoshi Ishikawa [possibly Yoshi Hiyotsu] (mother; nee Yoshi Sumida), Sadakichi Hiyotsu (father), Susuke Ishikawa (adopted father), Sadako Ishikawa (wife; nee Sadako Oue), Noboru Ishikawa (son), and Kaori Ishikawa (daughter). His home address is listed as 21st Road, Rural Route, No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Clinton, BC.

Metadata

ForenameIsamu
SurnameIshikawa
Regularized NameIsamu Ishikawa
Custodian Identification Number7384
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceClinton, BC

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