4739: Kiichiro Nishi

4739: Kiichiro Nishi

Kiichiro Nishi

He was born on 20 March 1910. He was a fish packer and fisherman employed by Arrandale Cannery, Naas River, BC. His family includes Tomie Nishi (mother; nee Tomie Mizuyabu), Jirakichi Nishi (father), Minako Nishi (wife; nee Minako Mizuno), Kanao Nishi [also listed as Bobby Kanao Nishi] (son), Sumio Nishi [also listed as Edward Sumio Nishi] (son), and Yoskito Morris Nishi [possibly Yuskito Morris Nishi] (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 38, Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magrath, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 March 1910
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Magrath, AB
Reel
C-9347 (1511-1522)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4739
Name Kiichiro Nishi

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4739: Kiichiro Nishi

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