Konosuke Nishikihama

Konosuke Nishikihama

He was born on 11 January 1898. He is also listed in the files as Konosuke Taguchi. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Kinu Nishikihama (mother), Shizue Nishikihama (wife; in Japan), Haruyo Nishikihama (daughter; in Japan), Yukiko Nishikihama (daughter; in Japan), Yoshiharu Nishikihama (son; in Japan), Teruo Nishikihama (son; in Japan), Mitsue Nishikihama (daughter; in Japan), Keizo Nishikihama (son; in Japan), Hiroaki Nishikihama (son; in Japan), and Fumiko Nishikihama (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as 686 No. 1 Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC, Vernon, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKonosuke Nishikihama
Custodian Identification Number6684
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Vernon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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