Otamatsu Ishii

Otamatsu Ishii

He was born on 5 July 1890. He was born Otomatsu Amano but took his wife’s family name upon marriage. He was a fish packer employed by B.C. Packers, Skeena, BC. His family includes Tomi Ishii (wife), Kazuo Ishii (son), and Takako Ishii (daughter). His home address is listed as 363 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameOtamatsu
SurnameIshii
Regularized NameOtamatsu Ishii
Custodian Identification Number1107
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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Terminology

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