Teizo Mitsuishi

Teizo Mitsuishi

He was born on 21 February 1919. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yumi Mitsuishi (mother; nee Yumi Hamasaki) and Jintaro Mitsuishi (father). His home address is listed as Brunswick Cannery, Ladner, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTeizo Mitsuishi
Custodian Identification Number2931
NationalityCanadian born
ResidencePicture Butte, AB


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