1098: Chonosuke Nishimura

1098: Chonosuke Nishimura

Chonosuke Nishimura

He was born on 18 March 1879. He was a fisherman. His family includes Fujino Nishimura (mother; nee Fujino Nakanishi), Chogoro Nishimura (father), Chiyo Nishimura (wife; nee Chiyo Miyamoto), Tadashi Nishimura (son), and Kazumi Nishimura (son). His home address is listed as Tofino, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC, Slocan City, BC, and Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 March 1879
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Slocan City, BC
Toronto, ON
C-9315 (1163-1209)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1098
Name Chonosuke Nishimura



1098: Chonosuke Nishimura


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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