Yosokichi Isogai

Yosokichi Isogai

He was born on 27 February 1902. He was a service station attendant employed by Tire Exchange Limited and a fish packer. His family includes Teru Isogai (mother), Sutekichi Segawa (father), and Miye Isogai (wife; nee Miye Nomura). 679 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Regina, SK.


Regularized NameYosokichi Isogai
Custodian Identification Number14541
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Regina, SK
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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