Sutekichi Nishikawa

Sutekichi Nishikawa

He was born on 5 February 1904. He was a sawmill worker employed by B.C. Fir Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC or B.C. Fir and Cedar Company. His family includes Ayako Nishikawa (wife), Tomiyo Nishikawa (wife) and Shuichi Stanley Nishikawa (son). His home address is listed as 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Lemon Creek, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.

Metadata

ForenameSutekichi
SurnameNishikawa
Regularized NameSutekichi Nishikawa
Custodian Identification Number12415
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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