Hisaye Iwamoto

Hisaye Iwamoto

She was born on 25 December 1921. She was a domestic servant employed by Mrs. Snow. Her family includes Harry Iwamoto (father) and Yuri Iwamoto (mother; nee Yuri Usesugi). Her home address is listed as 220 Pambina Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameHisaye Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number10235
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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