Ishi Kumamoto

Ishi Kumamoto

She was born on 8 August 1896. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Ishi Takehisa. Her family includes Seikijiro Kumamoto [also listed as Sekijiro Kumamoto] (husband), Fumie Kumamoto [also listed as Fumiko Kumamoto] (daughter), Keiko Kumamoto (daughter), Michiko Kumamoto [also listed as Ami Kumamoto] (daughter), and Hiroshi Kumamoto (son). Her home address is listed as 222 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameIshi Kumamoto
Custodian Identification Number9757
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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