159_xi: Shichitaro Nagata

159_xi: Shichitaro Nagata

Shichitaro Nagata

He was born on 5 May 1885. He was an office manager and treasurer of the following four companies: Queen Charlotte Timber Holding Company; Sidney Inlet Mining Company; Canamoku Company Limited as well as its subsidiary, Cameron Lake Logging Company; and Trans Pacific Lumber Company. His family includes Naka Nagata (wife), Kaneyosu Nagata (son), Mitsuru Nagata (son), Kyoko Nagata (daughter), Tae Nagata (daughter), Atsushi Nagata (son), Shin Nagata [also listed as Shinko Nagata] (daughter), and Fusaku Nagata (daughter). His home address is listed as 2330 Wall Street, Vancouver, BC. He was interned and was forcibly uprooted to Edmonton, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 May 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Edmonton, AB
C-9304 (2804-3011)
doc:C-9305 (1-39)
Type Person
Custodian Number 159_xi
Name Shichitaro Nagata
Not Before: 12 December 1941
Not After: 29 June 1950



159_xi: Shichitaro Nagata


Metadata Author: Gordon Lyall
Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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