Fairview Buddhist Church

Fairview Buddhist Church

The Fairview Buddhist Church was located at 715 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver BC. The building operated as a Buddhist Church, school and library, and housed the minister Reverend Ryuchi Hirahara. List of officers Seikichi Nishikawa, Tosaburo Yamamoto, Tobei Hayashi, Sanjiro Nishimura, Chushichi Ebata, Sataru Tanaka, Hikobei Mori, Sutekichi Nishikawa, Kiyomatsu Kobayashi, Seitaro Nishikawa, and Hanshichi Marubashi.


OrgNameFairview Buddhist Church
Custodian Identification Number10988


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