Kay Ishiwara

Kay Ishiwara

She was born on 14 October 1915. Her maiden name is Kay Kutsukake. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hatsuyo Kutsukake (mother), Hisashi Kutsukake (father), Akira Ishiwara (husband) and Vyvyan Ishiwara (daughter). Her home address is listed as 438 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameKay Ishiwara
Custodian Identification Number10700
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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