5262: Misayo Nishimura

5262: Misayo Nishimura

Misayo Nishimura

She was born on 4 June 1920. She was a cannery worker. Her family includes Sumie Nishimura [possibly Sumiye Nishimura] (mother; nee Sumiye Yamaguchi or Sumie Yamaguchi), and Sagoro Nishimura (father). Her home address is listed as No. 33 Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 04 June 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9354 (1389-1395)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5262
Name Misayo Nishimura

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5262: Misayo Nishimura

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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