Tomio Nishikawa

Tomio Nishikawa

Nishikawa was born on 14 June 1922. He was a student. His family includes Iyo Nichikawa (mother; nee Iyo Ichida) and Tomijiro Nishikawa (father). He lived at 833 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC with his father. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC and then Toronto, ON (115 Dennison Avenue, Toronto, ON). His listed seized property includes: clothing; golf clubs and other sporting goods; saxophone; bicycle; radio; household belongings; encyclopedia set; reel of film.


Regularized NameTomio Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number1180
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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