3002: Tami Nishikawa

3002: Tami Nishikawa

Tami Nishikawa

He is also named in the file as Tami Tommy Nishikawa. He was born on 20 July 1922. He was a millhand employed by Ruskin Cedar Manufacturing Company, Ruskin, BC. His family includes Suna Nishikawa (mother; nee Suna Shima) and Inosuke Nishikawa (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 184, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Calgary, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 July 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Calgary, AB
Reel
C-9333 (1-5)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3002
Name Tami Nishikawa

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3002: Tami Nishikawa

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Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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