Otojiro Nishizawa

Otojiro Nishizawa

He was born on 18 April 1880. He was a confectioner and tobacconist at 743 Pacifc Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Matsu Nishizawa (wife), Motoe Nishizawa (daughter; also listed later in the file as male), and Jiro Nishizawa (son). His home address is listed as 1332 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to McGillivary Falls, BC.

Metadata

ForenameOtojiro
SurnameNishizawa
Regularized NameOtojiro Nishizawa
Custodian Identification Number1937
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMcGillivary Falls, BC

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Terminology

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