Yoshie Nitsui

Yoshie Nitsui

He was born on 25 August 1911. He was a fisherman. His family includes Tsuru Nitsui (mother; nee Tsuru Ushirode), Tonozo Nitsui (father), Shizuko Nitsui (wife; nee Shizuko Nakagawa), Kiyomi Nitsui (son), and Masahiro Nitsui (son). His home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYoshie
SurnameNitsui
Regularized NameYoshie Nitsui
Custodian Identification Number1749
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLillooet, BC

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