Jin Ito

Jin Ito

She was born on 05 July 1898. Her maiden name is Jin Imai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yori Imai (mother; nee Yori Takizawa), Genzaburo Imai (father), Yoshito Ito (husband), Masako Ito (daughter; also listed in the file as Ruth Ito), Tadashi Ito (son; also listed in the file as Arthur Ito), Satoshi Ito (son) and Yoshie Ito (daughter). Her home address is listed as 332 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameJin Ito
Custodian Identification Number9358
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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