1176: Minoru Nishi

1176: Minoru Nishi

Minoru Nishi

He was born on 21 September 1916. He was a self-employed fish collector and fisherman. His family includes Iwano Nishi (mother; nee Iwano Tabata), Shigetaro Nishi (father), Jitsue Nishi (wife; nee Jitsue Wakita), and Hiroshi Nishi (brother). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magna Bay, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 September 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Magna Bay, BC
Reel
C-9315 (2497-2505)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1176
Name Minoru Nishi

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1176: Minoru Nishi

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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