Saichiro Kishiyama

Saichiro Kishiyama

He was born on 14 September 1886. He was a cannery worker employed by Sebarin Cannery, Knight Inlet, BC. His family includes Iita Kishiyama (mother; nee Iita Hiri), Kotsutaro Kishiyama (father), Shin Kishiyama (wife; nee Serizawa), Ayako Kishiyama (daughter) and Haru Kishiyama (daughter). His home address is listed as Knight Inlet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameSaichiro Kishiyama
Custodian Identification Number3480
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Knight Inlet


Custodian Case Files (1)


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