2497: Takeo Nishimura

2497: Takeo Nishimura

Takeo Nishimura

He was born on 3 June 1920. He was a clerk employed by Rikeo Nishimura, 206 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tome Mori (mother) and Shinzaemon Nishimura (father). His home address is listed as 457 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 June 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9329 (2177-2180)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2497
Name Takeo Nishimura

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2497: Takeo Nishimura

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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