Yoshiko Ishihara

Yoshiko Ishihara

Also listed as Dorothy Ishihara. She was born on 10 September 1920. She was a bookkeeper employed by Asahi Garage, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kikuno Ishihara (mother; nee Kikuno Yamasaki), and Nichitu Ishihara (father). Her home address is listed as 1810 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westmount, Quebec.


Regularized NameYoshiko Ishihara
Custodian Identification Number8394
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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