4303: Sanosuke Nishimura

4303: Sanosuke Nishimura

Sanosuke Nishimura

He was born on 19 March 1883. He was a self-employed restaurant proprietor. His family includes Seki Nishimura (mother; nee Seki Omoto), Gihachi Nishimura [possibly Gikachi Nishimura] (father), Hiro Nishimura [also listed as Hiroko Nishimura] (wife; nee Hiroko Sakai), Nozomu Nishimura (son), Yoshiko Nishimura (daughter), and Yuriko Nishimura (daughter). His home address is listed as 261 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Scarborough Junction, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 March 1883
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Scarborough Junction, ON
C-9343 (2267-2302)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4303
Name Sanosuke Nishimura



4303: Sanosuke Nishimura


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