Eikichi Ishida

Eikichi Ishida

He was born on 8 March 1919. He was a sawmill worker employed by Kapoor Lumber Company, Barnet, BC. His family includes Tsuru Ishida (mother; nee Tsuru Yoneda), Motozo Ishida (father), and Michico Ishida (wife; nee Michico Okamoto). His home address is listed as 4499 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.


Regularized NameEikichi Ishida
Custodian Identification Number8772
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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