647_xi: Tomejiro Nakanishi

647_xi: Tomejiro Nakanishi

Tamejiro Nakanishi

He was born on 25 June 1914. He was a fisherman employed by BC Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yei Nakanishi (mother; nee Yei Kuroyama), Yonekichi Nakanishi (father), Yaeko Nakanishi (wife; nee Yaeko Nakano), and Emiko Nakanishi (daughter). His home address is listed as PO Box 428, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and Petawawa, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 June 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Angler, ON
Petawawa, ON
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9309 (971-1018)
Type Person
Custodian Number 647_xi
Name Tomejiro Nakanishi
Not Before: 09 April 1942
Not After: 13 October 1946



647_xi: Tomejiro Nakanishi


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