7802: Torakichi Nishimura

7802: Torakichi Nishimura

Torakichi Nishimura

He was a fisherman. His family includes Yuri Nishimura (mother), Fukuhachi Nishimura (father), Tomeko Nishimura (daughter), Ume Nishimura [also listed as Ume Tatebe] (daughter), Taki Nishimura [also listed as Taki Otsuka; possibly Toki Nishimura or Toki Otsuka] (daughter), Hikosuku Nishimura [possibly Hikosaku Nishimura] (son), and Chie Nishimura (son). His home address is listed as 432 Second Avenue West, Vancouver, BC. 2881 West Broadway Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Sandon, BC
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9377 (894-899)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7802
Name Torakichi Nishimura



7802: Torakichi Nishimura


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