Kiyoshi Nishimoto

Kiyoshi Nishimoto

He was born on 5 May 1911. He was a truck driver employed by Peace Cleaners. His family includes Kisaku Nishimoto (father), Kikuyo Nishimoto (mother; nee Kikuyo Okahashi), Kumeko Nishimoto (wife; nee Kumeko Harada), and Kiyomi Nishimoto (daughter). His home address is listed as 55 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoshi Nishimoto
Custodian Identification Number11390
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBay Farm, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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