Sahei Nishikawa

Sahei Nishikawa

He was born on 29 October 1908. He was a confectionery store owner. His family includes Sumi Nishikawa (wife; nee Sumi Kitagawa), Esther Nishikawa [also listed as Esther Yoko Nishikawa] (daughter), Lucy Nishikawa [also listed as Lucy Nobuko Nishikawa] (daughter), and Joyce Nishikawa [also listed as Joyce Fumie Nishikawa] (daughter). His home address is listed as 1556 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 1515 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSahei
SurnameNishikawa
Regularized NameSahei Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number13713
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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