Masao Ishihara

Masao Ishihara

Her maiden name was Masao Kawase. 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 NameMasao Ishihara
Custodian Identification Number10948
NationalityCanadian born


Custodian Case Files (1)


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