Kiyo Ishii

Kiyo Ishii

She was born on 14 March 1920. She was a house worker employed by Dr. Pitts, 4120 East Boulevard, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Toku Ishii (mother; nee Toku Sato) and Tasaburo Ishii (father). Her home address is listed as 546 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, and then moved to Toronto.


Regularized NameKiyo Ishii
Custodian Identification Number12718
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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