Katano Isoshima

Katano Isoshima

She was born on 15 August 1895. Her maiden name is Katano Horike. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Konatsu Horike (mother; nee Konatsu Isoshima), Uichiro Horike (father), Torakichi Isoshima (husband), Emiko Isoshima (daughter), and Yaeko Isoshima (daughter). Her home address is listed as 20th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC.


Regularized NameKatano Isoshima
Custodian Identification Number7135
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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