10712: Hiro Nishimura

10712: Hiro Nishimura

Hiro Nishimura

Her maiden name Hiro Sakai. She was born on 20 December 1897. She was a helped at husband’s restaurant “Suihiro Restaurant”. Her family includes Kaha Sakai (father), Fusa Sakai (mother), Sanosuke Nishimura (husband), Yoshiko Nishimura (daughter), Yuriko Nishimura (daughter), Nozomu Nishimura (son). Her home address is listed as 261 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, Ontario.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 December 1897
Nationality Japanese national
Locations before uprooting
C-9402 (431-450)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10712
Name Hiro Nishimura



10712: Hiro Nishimura


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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