Yokichi Ishida

Yokichi Ishida

Ishida was born on 25 July 1885. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Ren Ishida (wife). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 268, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. His listed seized property includes fishing nets and his boat, the “Y.I.” which was sold to British Columbia Packers Limited.


Regularized NameYokichi Ishida
Custodian Identification Number1469
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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