3614: Fumiko Nishi

3614: Fumiko Nishi

Fumiko Nishi

She was born on 2 January 1916. Her maiden name is Fumiko Hatsushita. She was a kindergarten teacher employed by the Japanese Association Port Alberni, BC. Her family includes Kichi Hatsushita (mother; nee Kichi Higa), Shigezo Hatsushita (father), Hidetaro Nishi (husband), Toru Nishi (son), Shinobu Nishi (son), and Kunihiko Nishi (son). Her home address is listed as 3rd Avenue, Port Alberni, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, Regina, SK and Moose Jaw, SK.
Sex F
Date of Birth 02 January 1916
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Regina, SK
Moose Jaw, SK
C-9337 (2209-2351)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3614
Name Fumiko Nishi



3614: Fumiko Nishi


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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