11375: Kumaji Nihei

11375: Kumaji Nihei

Kumaji Nihei

He was born on 6 May 1902. He was a painter employed by Pacific Mills. His family includes Yuzino Nihei (father), Yasue Nihei (mother; nee Yasue Ando), Teru Nihei (wife), Shizuko Nihei (daughter) and Alfred Nihei [also listed as Toru Nihei] (son). His home address is listed as 234 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 May 1902
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9407 (1932-1940)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11375
Name Kumaji Nihei



11375: Kumaji Nihei


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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