Tangu Ishii

Tangu Ishii

He was born on 2 October 1884. His name is also listed as Tangu Kunimatsu Ishii. He was a masseur and a physical culture instructor. His family includes Kiku Ishii (mother; nee Kiku Uchita), Nayoshi Ishii (father), and Esther McIntyre [possibly also Esther Ishii] (wife). He lived at 182 East King Street, Oshawa, ON.


Regularized NameTangu Ishii
Custodian Identification Number14498


Custodian Case Files (1)


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