Fred Nishikawa

Fred Nishikawa

He was born on 29 March 1910. His name is also listed as Fred Kotaro Nishikawa. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Fiir & Cedar Company Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tane Nishikawa (mother; nee Tane Sawamura), Tsunejiro Nishikawa (father), Kimiye Nishikawa (wife; nee Kimiye Nishida), Miyoko Dorothy Nishikawa (daughter), Tsuneo Robert Nishikawa (son), Takeo James Nishikawa (son), and George Nishikawa (son). His home address is listed as 332 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and Fort William, ON.

Metadata

ForenameFred
SurnameNishikawa
Regularized NameFred Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number2831
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceAngler, ON
ResidenceFort William, ON

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