11401: Kijuro Nishimura

11401: Kijuro Nishimura

Kijuro Nishimura

He was born on 10 September 1905. He was a sawmill hand. His family includes Chiyo Nishimura (wife; nee Chiyo Isotani), Rika Nishimura (mother; nee Rika Isogai), Tsutomu Nishimura (son), Kazuma Nishimura (son), and Ryoji Nishimura [also listed as Harry Nishimura] (son). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 September 1905
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Vernon, BC
Locations before uprooting
Port Alberni
C-9407 (2493-2509)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11401
Name Kijuro Nishimura



11401: Kijuro Nishimura


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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