9855: Tora Nishiza

9855: Tora Nishiza

Tora Nishiza

Her married name was formerly Tora Nishiza. Her maiden name is Tora Nakamizo. She was born on 20 May 1890. She was a housewife. Her family includes Usaburo Nishiza (husband; formerly known as Usaburo Nishikawa), Hideko Nishiza (daughter; formerly known as Hideko Nishikawa). Her home address is listed as 758 Powell Street Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 May 1890
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Westwold, BC
C-9395 (99-105)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9855
Name Tora Nishiza



9855: Tora Nishiza


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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