Kenji Nozaki

Kenji Nozaki

He was born on 19 May 1919. He was a mill worker employed by Powell Lumber and Fuel Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yoshino Nozaki (mother; nee Yoshino Kimura), Isaburo Nozaki (father), Kimi Nozaki (step-mother; nee Kimi Tsuchido), and Kiyoko Nozaki (wife; nee Kiyoko Hira). His home address is listed as 775 Georgia Street, East Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Blind Bay, BC.


Regularized NameKenji Nozaki
Custodian Identification Number4548
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Blind Bay, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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