Kane Nishizawa

Kane Nishizawa

She was born on 14 December 1907. Her maiden name is Kane Tanaka. She was a farmer’s help and housewife. Her family includes Ume Tanaka (mother; nee Ume Kitamura), Zenkichi Tanaka (father), Ukichi Nishizawa (husband), Eichi Nishizawa (son), Shizuko Nishizawa (daughter), Minoru Nishizawa (son), Tsugiko Nishizawa (daughter), Shigeru Nishizawa (son), Umeko Nishizawa (daughter), Chizuko Nishizawa (daughter), and Michiko Nishizawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as Hammond Road, Pitt Meadows, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKane Nishizawa
Custodian Identification Number3717
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Pitt Meadows


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