Jiro Nishihata

Jiro Nishihata

He was born on 12 April 1899. He was a self-employed barge operator. His family includes Kawajiro Nishihata (father), Hatsune Nishihata (wife; nee Hatsune Kuba), George Nishihata (son), Ian Kanao Nishihata [possibly Ian Canao Nishihata] (son), and Yuriko Nishihata (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 68, Steveston, BC and Rural Route No. 3, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Falkland, BC and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameJiro
SurnameNishihata
Regularized NameJiro Nishihata
Custodian Identification Number6366
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceFalkland, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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