1382: Eiji Kishimoto

1382: Eiji Kishimoto

Eiji Kishimoto

Kishimoto was born in April 1912. He was a fisherman merchant. His family includes Haruo Kishimoto [possibly Harue Kishimoto] (mother), Kiyoshi Kishimoto (father; deceased at time of file), Sachiko Kishimoto (wife; nee Sachiko Sameshima), Robert Kishimoto [also listed as Hideki Kishimoto] (son), and Natsuo Kishimoto (brother). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, Slocan City, BC, and Iron Springs, AB. His listed seized property includes the real estate he owned with his brother, including their store, sold to George Henry Douglas and Josephine Douglas, his boat, the “Lilac K.” sold to H. Bell-Irving & Company Limited, a Baby Brownie Special camera, store goods sold to Brown’s General Store, Port Essington, BC, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth April 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Slocan City, BC
Iron Springs, AB
C-9318 (693-855)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1382
Name Eiji Kishimoto
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 11 August 1950



1382: Eiji Kishimoto


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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