1127: Naokichi Nishihama

1127: Naokichi Nishihama

Naokichi Nishihama

He was born on 30 August 1899. He was a fish packer employed by Canadian Fishing Company. His family includes Turu Nishihama (mother), Mino Nishihama (father), Tomi Nishihama [also listed as Tami Nishihama] (wife; nee Tomi Kondo or Tami Kondo; in Japan), Kuniye Nishihama (daughter; in Japan), Naoharu Nishihama (son; in Japan), Hiroko Nishihama (daughter; in Japan), Keiko Nishihama (daughter; in Japan), Isako Nishihama (daughter; in Japan). He lived in Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to boston Flats Farm, Ashcroft, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 30 August 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Ashcroft, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9315 (1777-1805)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1127
Name Naokichi Nishihama



1127: Naokichi Nishihama


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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