Shozo Nishikawa

Shozo Nishikawa

He was born on 13 March 1882. He was a tallyman and sawmill hand employed by Alberta Sawmill Company. His family includes Kiku Nishikawa (mother; nee Kiku Mitsui), Shojiro Nishikawa (father), Sute Nishikawa (wife; nee Sute Mori; deceased), and Yoshio Nishikawa (son). His home address is listed as 834 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameShozo Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number467
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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