Mojiro Kishimoto

Mojiro Kishimoto

He was born on 1 October 1890. He was a millhand. His family includes Deg Kishimoto (mother), Otogoro Kishimoto (father), and Kishino Kishimoto (wife; nee Kishino Higashi; in Japan). 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 771 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameMojiro Kishimoto
Custodian Identification Number15222
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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