9854: Edith Nishikawa

9854: Edith Nishikawa

Edith Nishikawa

She was born on 5 November 1924. She was a student at Grandview High. Her family includes Tora Nishikawa (mother; nee Tora Inaba or nee Tora Nakamizo) and Usaburo Nishikawa (father). Her home address is listed as 758 Powell Street Vancouver, BC and as 341 Powell Street Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 05 November 1924
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Vernon, BC
C-9395 (92-98)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9854
Name Edith Nishikawa



9854: Edith Nishikawa


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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