Seki Nishikawa

Seki Nishikawa

He was born on 6 June 1943. He was a janitor at 444 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Miki Nishikawa (mother) and Matsujiro Nishikawa (father). His home address is listed as the corner of 51st and Bleinheim Street, Vancouver, BC. 578 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Alberta.


Regularized NameSeki Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number245
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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