10107: Tomijiro Nishikawa

10107: Tomijiro Nishikawa

Tomijiro Nishikawa

He was born on 19 April 1889. He was a mill foreman employed by BC Fir & Cedar Lumber Company, Vancouver BC. His family includes Jusaburo Nishikawa (father), Tatsu Nishikawa (mother; nee Tatsu Taniguchi), Iyo Nishikawa [also listed as Iya Nishikawa] (wife; nee Iya Ichida or Iyo Nishikawa), Tomio Nishikawa (son). His home address is listed as 633 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 April 1889
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Minto City, BC
Reel
C-9396 (1687-1851)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10107
Name Tomijiro Nishikawa

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10107: Tomijiro Nishikawa

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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