Kazuo Nishimoto

Kazuo Nishimoto

He was born on 12 February 1902. He was a taxi driver employed by Yama, 205 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shime Nishimoto (mother; nee Shime Nagata), Zenkichi Nishimoto (father), Yoshi Nishimoto (wife), and Junichi Nishimoto (son). His home address is listed as 347 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 320 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKazuo Nishimoto
Custodian Identification Number2969
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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