Kumaji Nihei

Kumaji Nihei

He was born on 6 May 1902. He was a painter employed by Pacific Mills. His family includes Yuzino Nihei (father), Yasue Nihei (mother; nee Yasue Ando), Teru Nihei (wife), Shizuko Nihei (daughter) and Alfred Nihei [also listed as Toru Nihei] (son). His home address is listed as 234 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKumaji Nihei
Custodian Identification Number11375
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)
Oral Histories (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Kumaji Nihei
Teru Nihei


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