Masao Ishii

Masao Ishii

He was born on 18 January 1924. He was a millhand employed by North Shore Lumber Company. His family includes Ito Ishii (mother; nee Ito Togashi), and Kanetaro Ishii (father). His home address is listed as 439 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Lower Capilano, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Rogers, BC.


Regularized NameMasao Ishii
Custodian Identification Number755
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Rogers, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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