Iyoko Maede

Iyoko Maede

She was born on 18 February 1923. She was a cannery worker employed by Nelson Brothers Fisheries, Nanaimo, BC. Her family includes Hide Maede (mother; nee Hide Ikawa) and Yoshibei Ikawa (father). Her home address is listed as Nanaimo, BC. 439 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameIyoko Maede
Custodian Identification Number2672
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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