I.O.D.E. Cerificate recepient: Kinsaburo Sam Nishimura

The recipient of the I.O.D.E. certificate was Kinsaburo ‘Sam’ Nishimura.

The recipient of the I.O.D.E. certificate was Kinsaburo ‘Sam’ Nishimura. He received it in 1951. When Sam received his Canadian Citizenship he also received this I.O.D.E. document. After Sam passed away his children lent this certificate to the ROM so that students could learn about the certificate and about this period of Canadian history. Sam was born in 1899. He came to Canada when he was 20.

Royal Ontario Museum
Courtesy of George and Gerry Hewson, the Nishimura family
1931-10-31
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