Kishi Ooka

Kishi Ooka

She was born on 20 May 1897. Her maiden name is Kishi Isii. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Kiyo Isii (mother; nee Kiyo Kurashike), Senzo Isii (father), Fukuzo Ooka (husband), and one daughter over the age of sixteen who is not named in the file. Her home address is listed as 236 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Roseberry, BC.


Regularized NameKishi Ooka
Custodian Identification Number302
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceRoseberry, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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