Torakichi Isoshima

Torakichi Isoshima

He was born on 23 August 1891. He was a farmer. His family includes Kiku Isoshima (mother; nee Kiku Hiramatsu), Asajiro Isoshima (father), Katano Isoshima (wife; nee Katano Horike), Emiko Isoshima (daughter), and Yaeko Isoshima (daughter). His home address is listed as 20th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC and Prichard, BC.


Regularized NameTorakichi Isoshima
Custodian Identification Number6990
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Prichard, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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