1678: Natsuo Kishimoto

1678: Natsuo Kishimoto

Natsuo Kishimoto

Kishimoto was born on 20 July 1914. He was a self employed storekeeper. His family includes Haru Kishimoto (mother) and Kiyoshi Kishimoto (father; deceased), Eiji Kishimoto (brother), Masuye Kishimoto (wife; nee Masuye Shinohara). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 502 Clinton Street, Toronto Ontario. His listed seized property includes his home and business property, one motor boat named “Kobe”, and various personal belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 July 1914
Nationality Canadian born
C-9323 (366-481)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1678
Name Natsuo Kishimoto
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 26 November 1948



1678: Natsuo Kishimoto


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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