Ippei Nishio

Ippei Nishio

He was born on 2 May 1888. He was the manager of Import and the Domestic Silk Company. His family includes Hama Nishio (wife; nee Hama Kumatsuzaki), Magazo Nishio (father), Bun Nishio (mother), Kazuyasu Nishio (son), Norikazu Nishio (son), Tomitaro Nishio (son), Itsushi Nishio (son; in Japan), and Rei Nishio (daughter). His home address is listed as 2416 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameIppei Nishio
Custodian Identification Number10179
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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