Kihei Niishiro

Kihei Niishiro

He is also named in the file as Kihei Aragasuru. He was born on 25 March 1903. He was a logger in Steveford, BC. His family includes Usha Niishiro (mother) and Ushi Niishiro (father). His home address is listed as 620 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Black Siding, Camp 2, ON.


Regularized NameKihei Niishiro
Custodian Identification Number3088
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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