Teiichi Ishii

Teiichi Ishii

He was born on 04 January 1888. Ishii is also named in the file as Teichi Ishii. He was a screen tender of a paper mill. Employed by Pacific Paper Company, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Masu Ishii [also listed as Matsu Ishii] (wife; in Japan), Yukiye Ishii (daughter; in Japan), Shiguko Ishii (daughter; in Japan), Yoshitaka Ishii (son; in Japan), Masashi Ishii (son, in Japan). He lived at Ocean Falls, BC, was forcibly uprooted to 11 Mile Camp, Hope End, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946. His listed seized property includes: tools and materials; Japanese tea set; pictures; Japanese books, “sheets of famous Japanese poets writing brushwork”.


Regularized NameTeiichi Ishii
Custodian Identification Number13609
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hope End, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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