Kenji Ishii

Kenji Ishii

He was born on 29 October 1895. He was a self-employed carpenter. His family includes Natsu Ishii (mother; nee Natsu Shimada), Chokichi Ishii (father), Misayo Ishii (wife; nee Misayo Takata), Hideo Ishii (son), Yoshio Ishii (son), Michiko Ishii (daughter), and Kazuo Ishii (son). His home address is listed as 763 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC, and 191 Boston Street West, Hamilton, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKenji
SurnameIshii
Regularized NameKenji Ishii
Custodian Identification Number756
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC
ResidenceHamilton, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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