1080: Ichiji Nishiyama

1080: Ichiji Nishiyama

Ichiji Nishiyama

He was born on 19 August 1907. He was a section foreman employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway. His family includes Tsui Nishiyama (mother; nee Tsui Naruto), Kosaburo Nishiyama (father), Tsui Nishiyama (wife; nee Tsui Ikeda), Tommy Nishiyama (son), Jimmy Susumu Nishiyama (son), and Noreen Sumie Nishiyama (daughter). His home address is listed as 1889 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC. Glacier, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 August 1907
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
C-9315 (790-798)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1080
Name Ichiji Nishiyama
Not Before: 13 March 1942
Not After: 21 September 1943



1080: Ichiji Nishiyama


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
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