Takashi Nishiyama

Takashi Nishiyama

He was born on 4 February 1924. He was a section hand employed by Canadian Pacific Railway. His family includes Tsui Nishiyama [written down as Tsuo Nishiyama] (mother; nee Tsui Nishimoto or Tsuo Nishimoto), and Uchiji Nishiyama (father). His home address is listed as Glacier, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Shaughnessy, AB.

Metadata

ForenameTakashi
SurnameNishiyama
Regularized NameTakashi Nishiyama
Custodian Identification Number3584
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceShaughnessy, AB

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