Hikosuke Nitta

Hikosuke Nitta

He was born on 25 December 1886. He is also listed in the files as Hikosuke Nita. He was a sawmill worker employed by Woodfibre Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Ishi Nitta (mother; nee Ishi Mashino), and Tasusuke Nitta (father), and Kiku Nitta (wife; nee Kiku Shikuma). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHikosuke
SurnameNitta
Regularized NameHikosuke Nitta
Custodian Identification Number8588
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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