Torasaburo Nishikihama

Torasaburo Nishikihama

He was born on 31 August 1902. He was a treasurer employed by Codfish Association, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kinu Nishikihama [possibly Kenie Nishikihama] (mother), Kichimatsu Nishikihama (father), Sawae Nishikihama (wife; nee Sawae Yamamoto), Kikuko Nishikihama (daughter), Eiko Nishikihama (daughter), Toyoaki Nishikihama [also listed as Toyaki Nishikihama] (son), Kenji Nishikihama (son), and Keiko Nishikihama (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 271, 686 No. 1 Road, Steveston, BC. 510 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.


Regularized NameTorasaburo Nishikihama
Custodian Identification Number4751
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMinto City, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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