Tokiko Ishihara

Tokiko Ishihara

She is also listed as Edith Ishihara. Her birth name is Tokiko Kawase [Edith Kawase] and adopted name is Tokiko Uchida [Edith Uchida]. She was born on 19 June 1919. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Kinu Kawase (mother; nee Kinu Fukuhara), Masao Ishihara (husband). Her home address is listed as 610 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameTokiko Ishihara
Custodian Identification Number10948
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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