Mitsuye Takimoto

Mitsuye Takimoto

She was born on 30 October 1919. Her married name is Mitsuye Ishii. She was a stenographer employed by Fernridge Lumber Company, Haney, BC. Her family includes Yojiro Takimoto (father), Akino Takimoto (mother; nee Akino Kusano), Matsukichi Ishii (husband; married in 1943). Her home address is listed as 2601 5th Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameMitsuye Takimoto
Custodian Identification Number10125
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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