Keiji Kishiyama

Keiji Kishiyama

He was born on 16 January 1905. He was a self-employed farmer and strawberry grower. His family includes Soyo Kishiyama [possibly Sayo Kishiyama] (mother; nee Soyo Hori or Sayo Hori), Sakutaro Kishiyama (father), Fude Kishiyama (wife; nee Fude Mochizuki), Masao Kishiyama (son), Kimiye Kishiyama (daughter), and Haruko Kishiyama (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 8, Pitt Meadows, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKeiji Kishiyama
Custodian Identification Number4603
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Pitt Meadows


Custodian Case Files (1)


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