Hideo Nishizaki

Hideo Nishizaki

He was born on 4 July 1921. He was a millhand and a gardener employed by BC Pulp and Paper Company, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Ishino Nishizaki (mother; nee Ishino Yanobu) and Busaburo Nishizaki (father). He lived at 1673 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Weaver Coal Co., Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameHideo Nishizaki
Custodian Identification Number1076
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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