3489: Shigeru Nishimura

3489: Shigeru Nishimura

Shigeru Nishimura

He was born on 25 March 1921. He was a millhand. His family includes Fumi Nishimura (mother; nee Fumi Fugui), Jengoro Nishimura (father), and Yoshio Nishimura (brother). His home address is listed as Port Alberni, BC and 391 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 March 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9337 (1232-1243)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3489
Name Shigeru Nishimura

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3489: Shigeru Nishimura

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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