3491: Yoshio Nishimura

3491: Yoshio Nishimura

Yoshio Nishimura

He was born on 14 September 1923. His family includes Fumi Nishimura (mother; nee Fumi Fugui), Jengoro Nishimura (father), and Shigeru Nishimura (brother). His home address is listed as Port Alberni, BC and 391 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 September 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
Port Alberni
C-9337 (1248-1253)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3491
Name Yoshio Nishimura



3491: Yoshio Nishimura


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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