14950: Shinjiro Nishikawa

14950: Shinjiro Nishikawa

Shinjiro Nishikawa

He was born on 2 March 1900. He was a sawmill hand employed by B.C. Fir and Cedar Company. His family includes Sute Nishikawa (mother; nee Sute Teramura), Unosuke Nishikawa (father), Hana Nishikawa (wife; nee Hana Matsuyama), Tsutomu Nishikawa (son), Aiko Nishikawa (daughter), and Tsuyako Nishikawa (daughter). His home address is listed as 835 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 March 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Sandon, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9430 (142-154)
Type Person
Custodian Number 14950
Name Shinjiro Nishikawa



14950: Shinjiro Nishikawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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