Mitsu Ishikawa

Mitsu Ishikawa

She was born on 27 September 1894. Her maiden name is Mitsu Suzuki. She was a farmer’s help employed by Zengichi Ishikawa. Her family includes Zenichi Ishikawa (husband), Kunizo Suzuki (father), Tami Matsunaga (daughter; nee Tami Ishikawa), Nobuko Ishikawa (daughter), Lily Ishikawa (daughter) and Yoshiko Ishikawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 3252 2nd Avenue, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and 12 Mile Camp, BC.


Regularized NameMitsu Ishikawa
Custodian Identification Number9471
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Mile Camp, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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