Hama Nishio

Hama Nishio

Her maiden name was Hama Kumatsuzaki. She was born on 25 January 1896. She was a housewife. Her family includes Ippei Nishio (husband), Burjiro Kumatsuzaki (father), Hiyaku Kumatsuzaki (mother; nee Hiyaku Hayashi), Itsuski Nishio (son), Tomitaro Nishio (son), and Morikazu Nishio (son). Her home address is listed as 2416 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameHama Nishio
Custodian Identification Number10178
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceBridge River, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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