Shinjiro Nishikawa

Shinjiro Nishikawa

He was born on 2 March 1900. He was a sawmill hand employed by B.C. Fir and Cedar Company. His family includes Sute Nishikawa (mother; nee Sute Teramura), Unosuke Nishikawa (father), Hana Nishikawa (wife; nee Hana Matsuyama), Tsutomu Nishikawa (son), Aiko Nishikawa (daughter), and Tsuyako Nishikawa (daughter). His home address is listed as 835 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShinjiro
SurnameNishikawa
Regularized NameShinjiro Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number14950
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC

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