Sotaro Isogai

Sotaro Isogai

He was born on 18 November 1895. He was a fresh fish dealer at Ocean Fisheries Limited, Fish Dock, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yaye Isogai (wife), Sumio Isogai (son), Fumio Isogai (son), and Yoshio Isogai (son). His home address is listed as 679 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameSotaro Isogai
Custodian Identification Number7328
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceChristina Lake, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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