Tane Nishikawa

Tane Nishikawa

She was born on 23 March 1872. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Tane Sawamura. Her family includes Tsunejiro Nishikawa (husband), Kotaro Nishikawa (son), Sada Sawamura (mother), and Shotaro Sawamura (father). Her home address is listed as 332 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameTane Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number8448
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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